Gironde[jə ränd′; Fr z̸hē rōnd′]
Gironde definition by Webster's New World
the Girondist Party
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- estuary in SW France, formed by the juncture of the Garonne & Dordogne rivers and flowing into the Bay of Biscay: c. 45 mi (72 km) long
- historical region of France, on the Bay of Biscay
Gironde definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An estuary of southwest France formed by the Garonne and Dordogne Rivers and opening into the Bay of Biscay.
A moderate republican political party of Revolutionary France (1791-93).
Origin: After Gironde, a department of southwest France.
- Gi·rondˈist noun