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A river of southwest France flowing about 575 km (355 mi) generally northwest from the Spanish Pyrenees to join the Dordogne River north of Bordeaux and form the Gironde estuary.
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(French ɡarɔn)
(Placename) a river in SW France, rising in the central Pyrenees in Spain and flowing northeast then northwest into the Gironde estuary. Length: 580 km (360 miles)
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a river in SW France, flowing NW from the Pyrenees to the Gironde River. 350 mi. (565 km) long.
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Noun1.Garonne - a river that rises in the Pyrenees and flows northwest to the Bay of BiscayGaronne - a river that rises in the Pyrenees and flows northwest to the Bay of Biscay
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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It's a made by Welsh husband and wife duo Sean and Nicola Allison from organically grown grapes on the banks of the River Garonne. The blend is classic Bordeaux: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc.
They sat and sang the other side of the river Garonne, the newly-built Stade de Bordeaux to the north of the city and sat on an industrial park away from the cafe culture of the centre.
Lyndon Banbury from Penylan, Cardiff, and his fiancee Sarah Hamlin have just returned from Toulouse in France where they stayed close to the River Garonne and one of its most famous bridges, the Pont Neuf.
It is known as the Pink City (La Ville Rose) with architecture made of pinkish terracotta bricks giving the city on the banks of the River Garonne a unique flavour.
BORDEAUX is a port city on the river Garonne in south western France.
The vineyards are not far from the mighty River Garonne and are crossed by a meandering tributary, the Ciron.
We press on a further 6km to Agen, built beside River Garonne - a sizeable town in the centre of which are medieval alleyways, part-pedestrianised shop-lined streets and pavement cafes.
Set in a fertile valley on the River Garonne with the snow-capped Pyrenees in the distance, for centuries this has been a trading post, pilgrim stop-off and the centre of life around these parts.