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Bor·deaux 1

A city of southwest France on the Garonne River. It was under English rule from 1154 to 1453 and was the seat of the French government in 1914 and again in 1940. Bordeaux is the trading center of a notable wine-producing region.

Bor·deaux 2

n. pl. Bor·deaux (bôr-dō′, -dōz′)
A red or white wine produced in the region around Bordeaux, France.
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(bɔːˈdəʊ; French bɔrdo)
1. (Placename) a port in SW France, on the River Garonne: a major centre of the wine trade. Pop: 235 878 (2006)
2. (Brewing) any of several red, white, or rosé wines produced around Bordeaux
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n., pl. -deaux (-ˈdoʊz)
1. a seaport in SW France, on the Garonne River. 226,281.
2. any of various wines produced in the region surrounding Bordeaux, esp. claret.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bordeaux - a port city in southwestern France; a major center of the wine trade
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
2.Bordeaux - any of several red or white wines produced around Bordeaux, France or wines resembling themBordeaux - any of several red or white wines produced around Bordeaux, France or wines resembling them
vino, wine - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
Medoc - red Bordeaux wine from the Medoc district of southwestern France
red Bordeaux, claret - dry red Bordeaux or Bordeaux-like wine
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[bɔːˈdəʊ] N
1. (Geog) → Burdeos m
2. (= wine) → burdeos m
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I am setting out for Bordeaux, and shall go to Bordeaux."
It seemed that Phileas Fogg had an idea, for he said to the captain, "Well, will you carry me to Bordeaux?"
The departure of the mother and son from Spain had been so long delayed, by the surgeon's orders, that the travelers had only advanced on their homeward journey as far as Bordeaux, when I had last heard from Mrs.
I am thinking now of river ports I have seen - of Antwerp, for instance; of Nantes or Bordeaux, or even old Rouen, where the night-watchmen of ships, elbows on rail, gaze at shop-windows and brilliant cafes, and see the audience go in and come out of the opera-house.
My wines of Anjou, selected for Athos, who liked them formerly; my wines of Burgundy, Champagne, Bordeaux, and Spain, stocking eight cellars and twelve vaults, in my various houses.
"Poor fools!" said Athos, emptying a glass of excellent Bordeaux wine which, without having at that period the reputation it now enjoys, merited it no less, "poor fools!
Grimaud silently swallowed the glass of Bordeaux wine; but his eyes, raised toward heaven during this delicious occupation, spoke a language which, though mute, was not the less expressive.
Hearing this, the captain vowed that they were the grateful parties (meaning himself and mate) and concluded by inviting Stubb down into his cabin to drink a bottle of Bordeaux. He wants you to take a glass of wine with him, said the interpreter.
Before the hunt, by old custom, the count had drunk a silver cupful of mulled brandy, taken a snack, and washed it down with half a bottle of his favorite Bordeaux.
I hear that there is talk of warlike muster at Bordeaux once more, and by St.
"There was talk of it in Bordeaux," answered the archer, "and I saw myself that the armorers and smiths were as busy as rats in a wheat-rick.