Gironde

Gironde

[juh-rond; French zhee-rawnd]
noun
1.
an estuary in SW France, formed by the junction of the Garonne and Dordogne rivers. 45 miles (72 km) long.
2.
a department in SW France. 4141 sq. mi. (10,725 sq. km). Capital: Bordeaux.
3.
the Gironde, the party of the Girondists.
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Gironde (French ʒirɔ̃d)
 
n
1.  a department of SW France, in Aquitaine region. Capital: Bordeaux. Pop: 1 330 683 (2003 est). Area: 10 726 sq km (4183 sq miles)
2.  an estuary in SW France, formed by the confluence of the Rivers Garonne and Dordogne. Length: 72 km (45 miles)

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