Garonne


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Ga·ronne

 (gä-rôn′)
A river of southwest France flowing about 575 km (355 mi) generally northwest from the Spanish Pyrenees to join the Dordogne River north of Bordeaux and form the Gironde estuary.

Garonne

(French ɡarɔn)
n
(Placename) a river in SW France, rising in the central Pyrenees in Spain and flowing northeast then northwest into the Gironde estuary. Length: 580 km (360 miles)

Ga•ronne

(gaˈrɔn)

n.
a river in SW France, flowing NW from the Pyrenees to the Gironde River. 350 mi. (565 km) long.
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Noun1.Garonne - a river that rises in the Pyrenees and flows northwest to the Bay of BiscayGaronne - a river that rises in the Pyrenees and flows northwest to the Bay of Biscay
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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Garonne

[gəˈrɒn] NGarona m
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