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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 previewGeography of France

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 ...

Google previewRidley & Co.'s Monthly Wine and Spirit Trade Circular (1883)

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 ...

Google previewbook III. The parliamentary system. book IV. Political parties (1898)

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.

Google previewOf Rivers, Baguettes and Billabongs (2012)

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.

Google previewWorld War II at Sea: An Encyclopedia (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 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 ...

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 New International Encyclopaedia (1918)

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 ...

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, ...

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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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The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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