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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.

There are other places with Gironde in their name, like Castres-Gironde, Talmont-Sur-Gironde, saint-fort-sur-gironde, saint-ciers-sur-gironde, saint-bonnet-sur-gironde and saint-romain-sur-gironde.

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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 previewOcean (2014)

by DK

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 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 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 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 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, ...

Google previewDictionary of Wine (2010)

by Simon Collin

Gironde 145 AAAAAAAAAAAAA germinate (of a plant seed) to start to grow by breaking out of the seed casing and forming the first roots and a shoot geropiga see jeropiga Gerovassiliou Greece a Greek wine producer with vineyards around ...

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