a seaport in and the capital of Gironde, in SW France, on the Garonne River.
any of various wines produced in the region surrounding Bordeaux, especially claret.
an estuary in SW France, formed by the junction of the Garonne and Dordogne rivers. 45 miles (72 km) long.
a department in SW France. 4141 sq. mi. (10,725 sq. km).
the Gironde, the party of the Girondists.
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a port in SW France, on the River Garonne: a major centre of the wine trade. Pop: 215 363 (1999)
any of several red, white, or rosé wines produced around Bordeaux
a department of SW France, in Aquitaine region. Capital: Bordeaux. Pop: 1 330 683 (2003 est). Area: 10 726 sq km (4183 sq miles)
an estuary in SW France, formed by the confluence of the Rivers Garonne and Dordogne. Length: 72 km (45 miles)
Note: The region around Bordeaux is known for its wine.
a fungicide consisting of a mixture of copper sulfate, lime, and water. noun (horticulture) a fungicide consisting of a solution of equal quantities of copper sulphate and quicklime
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