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Gard

[gar] /gar/
noun
1.
a department in S France. 2271 sq. mi. (5882 sq. km).
Capital: Nîmes.
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  • She seemed to herself more like a ghost alone with Gard, who was another ghost.

    The Debatable Land Arthur Colton
  • His sadness increased in proportion as he approached the Pont du Gard.

    Which? Ernest Daudet
  • It was at first so bothersome that Gard contemplated leaving the neighborhood.

    Villa Elsa Stuart Henry
  • When she had spoken, she turned her back on Gard and the sunset, and wandered off up the cliffs.

    The Beth Book Sarah Grand
  • Because Gard had seen the customs broker he was assigned to the capture of the fugitive.

    Uncle Sam Detective William Atherton Du Puy
  • Count Bartahlinsky's yacht was alongside, and Gard was on deck.

    The Beth Book Sarah Grand
  • Gard thought he saw some of his own philosophies in caricature.

    The Debatable Land Arthur Colton
  • Gard was about to say something, but Count Gustav stopped him peremptorily.

    The Beth Book Sarah Grand
  • Helen looked puzzled, felt that the parable was too mixed to mean anything now, and suspected Gard of mixing it frivolously.

    The Debatable Land Arthur Colton
  • Gard pulled the blue cushion from the box and tossed it across the room.

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British Dictionary definitions for Gard

Gard

/French ɡar/
noun
1.
a department of S France, in Languedoc-Roussillon region. Capital: Nîmes. Pop: 648 522 (2003 est). Area: 5881 sq km (2294 sq miles)
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