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Definition of the noun gironde

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  1. the French moderate political party that was in power (1791-1793) during the French Revolution
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic terms: party / political party = an organization to gain political power


Gironde is a common name for the Gironde estuary, where the mouths of the Garonne and Dordogne rivers merge, and for a department in the Aquitaine region situated in southwest France. The Bordeaux wine region is in the Gironde.

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Google previewOcean (2008)

The Gironde is an important artery of the Bordeaux wine region and a rich source of eels and a wide variety of shellfish, which feature on local restaurant menus. Wild sturgeon (the source of caviar) were once also plentiful in the estuary, and ...

Google previewNostradamus and His Prophecies (2000)

by Nostradamus, Edgar Leoni

The Gironde is the name given to the estuary of the Caronne, about thirty miles from La Rochelle. It is perhaps worth noting that on October 28, 1628, ...

Google previewHarper's Monthly Magazine (1912)

The Gironde is the real power in France. You do not beVALSIN [mildly]. That party has fallen. ELOISE [with fire]. Not far! It will revive. VALSIN. Pardon, citizeness, but you are behind the times, and they are very fast nowadays—the times.

Google previewThe True Prophecies Or Prognostications of M. Nostradamus ... Translated and Commented by T. de Garencières (1672)

Gironde is a River that paffethin that Countrey, thefense therefore ofthe whole is, that there shall be great Wars, and fightings in those Towns, as also upon that River, which happened in the time of the civil Wars in France, as everybody may ...

Google previewGeography of France

With 10,000 km2, Gironde is the largest department of metropolitan France. It is well known for the Côte d'Argent beach which is Europe's longest, attractingmanysurferstoLacanaueachyear. ItisalsothebirthplaceofJacques-Yves Cousteau who ...

Google previewWorld War II at Sea: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia by Spencer C. Tucker

British commandos who, on December 11-12, 1942, attacked German ships in the Gironde River at Bordeaux, France. The commandos had been organized under the cover name of Boom Patrol Detachment. Following intensive training, they ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

GIRONDE, a department of France, containing part of the ci-devant province of Guienne; bounded on the north-east by the department of the Lower Charente, on the east by those of the Dordogne, and Lot and Garonne, on the south by that of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Boundaries GIRONDE, an extensive Department in the Southland division. West of France, in the ancient Province of Guienne. Its boundaries are, on the North, the Department of the Lower Charente ; on the East, that of the DordoEfne ; on the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

GIRONDE, a dep. of France, containing part of the ci-devant province of Gui nne ; bounded on the NE. by the dep. of Lower Charente,; on the E. by those of Dordogne, and Lot and Garonne ; on the S. by that ,of Landcs ; and on the W. by ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

FIGURE 10Modelfor the Gironde estuary and incised valley fill, illustrating channelbelts that represent the glacial period, when sealevel fell and by estuarine, channels extended across the shelf, and which are onlapped channel, andfloodplain ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1890)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature

GIRONDE, a maritime departmeut in the S.W. of France, formed from four divisions of the old province of Quyenne, viz., Bordelais, Bazadais, and parts of Perigord and Agenois. It is bounded on the N. by the department of Charente- Inferieure, ...

Google previewThe new American Cyclopedia: A polpular Dictionary of General Knowledge (1860)

GIRONDE, a maritime department of France, formerly a part of the province of Guienne, bounded N. by Charentc-Inferieure, E. by Dor- dogne and Lot-et- Garonne, 8. by Landes, and w*. by the bay of Biscay ; area, 3,761 sq. m. ; pop. in 1856, ...

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Gironde Meaning

Video shows what Gironde means. an estuary formed by the French rivers Garonne and Dordogne. one of the departments in the region of Aquitaine, France.

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