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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.
n. pl. Bor·deaux (bôr-dō′, -dōz′)
A red or white wine produced in the region around Bordeaux, France.
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Bordeaux(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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|Noun||1.||Bordeaux - a port city in southwestern France; a major center of the wine trade|
|2.||Bordeaux - any of several red or white wines produced around Bordeaux, France or wines resembling them|
Medoc - red Bordeaux wine from the Medoc district of southwestern France
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