Périgueux

(redirected from Perigueux)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

Périgueux

(ˌpɛrɪˈɡɜː; French periɡø)
n
(Placename) a town in SW France, capital of the Dordogne: noted for its Roman remains, medieval cathedral, and pâté de foie gras. Pop: 29 080 (2008)
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The 178-kilometre stage from Perigueux started at a strong pace but once a two-man breakaway - formed of Wanty-Groupe Gobert's Yoann Offredo and Fortuneo-Oscaro's Elie Gesbert - had gone clear the peloton settled down for a gentle ride around the Dordogne.
Vincenzo Nibali, whose lead remained at seven minutes 10 seconds, will have to wait for his coronation, while the final battle to join him on the podium takes place in today's penultimate day time-trial, the 54km from Bergerac to Perigueux.
She impressed me when she beat Perigueux in her last outing.
JLR's distribution system provided for the possibility of concluding a limited number of dealership agreements, set out in a table in which the town of Perigueux does not feature.
Two go down to what is called the French Pro D2, a competition which contains the less glamorous likes of Perigueux, Tarbes, and Grenoble, and of course, there is no European rugby on offer there.
Perigueux is the capital of which SW French Zechariah and Elizabeth?
Our destination was the Vacansoleil camping and caravan site, 400 miles away near the medieval city of Perigueux in the Dordogne.
She was also at festivals in Perigueux, Miramount de Guyenne and Libourne.
The dog's owner took it for walks all around the region including Hostens, Gironde, Perigueux Festival in the Dordogne, a street festival in Miramont de Guyenne and the music festival in Libourne.
The business, which was set up by Graham and Nicola Throup last year, sells British stalwarts including Weetabix, Twinings tea, Marmite, Tunnocks caramel wafers and Smash from stores in Brive, Aix en Provence, St Remy, Carcassonne, Confolens, Perigueux and Civray.
The World Cookbook Fair 2000, which includes wine books, held in Perigueux, France in November named Wine Appreciation Guild as the world's best wine book distributor and Mitchell Beazley as the world's best wine book publisher.
They followed up their victory over French team Perigueux last week with a deserved win in the Welsh Valleys.