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Gi·ronde 1(jə-rŏnd′, zhē-rōNd′, zhĭ-)
An estuary of southwest France formed by the Garonne and Dordogne Rivers and opening into the Bay of Biscay.
Gi·ronde 2(jə-rŏnd′, zhē-rōNd′, zhĭ-)
A moderate republican political party of Revolutionary France (1791-1793).
[After Gironde, a department of southwest France.]
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1. (Placename) a department of SW France, in Aquitaine region. Capital: Bordeaux. Pop: 1 330 683 (2003 est). Area: 10 726 sq km (4183 sq miles)
2. (Placename) an estuary in SW France, formed by the confluence of the Rivers Garonne and Dordogne. Length: 72 km (45 miles)
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Gi•ronde(dʒəˈrɒnd; Fr. ʒiˈrɔ̃d)
1. an estuary in SW France, formed by the junction of the Garonne and Dordogne rivers. 45 mi. (72 km) long.
2. the Girondist Party.
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