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 (dôr-dōn′, -dôn′yə)
A river rising in the Auvergne Mountains of south-central France and flowing about 485 km (300 mi) southwest to join the Garonne River north of Bordeaux and form the Gironde estuary.
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(French dɔrdɔɲ)
1. (Placename) a river in SW France, rising in the Auvergne Mountains and flowing southwest and west to join the Garonne river and form the Gironde estuary. Length: 472 km (293 miles)
2. (Placename) a department of SW France, in Aquitaine region. Capital: Périgueux. Pop: 392 291 (2003 est). Area: 9224 sq km (3597 sq miles)
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(dɔrˈdɔn yə)

a river in SW France, flowing W to the Gironde estuary. 300 mi. (485 km) long.
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[dɔrˈdɔɲ] N (= region) → Dordoña f; (= river) → Dordoña m
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In the first place, picture to yourself the man who is thus described in the Yearly Register:-- "Chief of Division.--Monsieur la baron Flamet de la Billardiere (Athanase-Jean-Francois-Michel) formerly provost-marshal of the department of the Correze, gentleman in ordinary of the bed- chamber, president of the college of the department of the Dordogne, officer of the Legion of honor, knight of Saint Louis and of the foreign orders of Christ, Isabella, Saint Wladimir, etc., member of the Academy of Gers, and other learned bodies, vice-president of the Society of Belles-lettres, member of the Association of Saint-Joseph and of the Society of Prisons, one of the mayors of Paris, etc."
I'm gazing across the vast, open stretches of the lush green forests in the Dordogne Valley.
Our destination was Camping la Palombiere, a five-star site nestled in the Dordogne countryside near the town of Sarlat.
| FRASER guest of Canvas who offer a self-catering Camping la in the Dordogne PS1,260, staying three-bed Select home with decking and arriving on Oscar and I were in the Dordogne, south-west France, based at Canvas Holidays' la Palombiere parc in the village of St Nathalene, six miles from Sarlat.
As part of this effort, a delegation from the Kurdistan Region visited France, where they visited the Dordogne region in the Southwest of the country, which is well known for its tourist attractions.
MY partner and I would like to visit the Dordogne area of France to see if we would like to buy a property in a good-value area.
THE Mark Johnston-trained Dordogne led home a British-trained 1-2-3 last night in the Group 2 Anatolia Trophy on the first day of the Turkish International Festival of Racing at Veliefendi in Istanbul, writes Guy Butchers.
Locally transmitted cases of thelaziosis were first reported in 4 dogs and 1 cat that lived or spent time in the department of Dordogne in southwestern France (7).
The vineyards cover the lower Dordogne, where some of the most picturesque and varied terrain in France can be found.
Wife Fiona, our boys Joe, nine, and Luke, 11, and I tried a region of France that we hadn't visited before - the Dordogne, famed for its culture and stunning scenery.