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Definition of the noun gironde
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- the French moderate political party that was in power (1791-1793) during the French Revolution
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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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 ...
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, ...
by By Wikipedians
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 ...
The article in question, commences by dealing with the French Official Statistics of last year's vintage, and especially that of the Medoc, on which subject it runs as follows : — " The Gironde is the district we are most concerned with, and there ...
by John Edward Courtenay Bodley
Near the Gironde is the rural department of the Gers, SOCIALISM IN RURAL FRANCE 471 in population barely equal to 470 THE SOCIALIST GROUP bk. iv.
by Reg Egan
The Gironde is a mighty waterway, a mixture of salt and fresh water, but the turbulent brown waters of the mountains, hills and plains of southwest France are a force to be reckoned with and they carry the fight to the sea right out into the ocean.
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 ...
London encyclopaedia; or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature and practical mechanics (1829)
comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge by Thomas Tegg
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 ...
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 ...
by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams
GIRONDE, zWr6nd'. A maritime department in the southwest of France, formed of part of ancient Guienne, bounded on the west by the Bay of Biscay, on the north by Charentc- Inferieure, on the east by Dordogne and Lot-et- Garonne, and on ...
The 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, ...
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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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