Definitions for Bordeauxbɔrˈdoʊ; -ˈdoʊz

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Bordeaux

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Bor•deauxbɔrˈdoʊ; -ˈdoʊz(n.)(pl.)-deaux

  1. a seaport in SW France, on the Garonne River. 226,281.

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. any of various wines produced in the region surrounding Bordeaux, esp. claret.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bordeaux(noun)

    a port city in southwestern France; a major center of the wine trade

  2. Bordeaux, Bordeaux wine(noun)

    any of several red or white wines produced around Bordeaux, France or wines resembling them

Wiktionary

  1. Bordeaux(ProperNoun)

    A city in southwest France

  2. Bordeaux(ProperNoun)

    A wine coming from that area.

    We had a nice bottle of Bordeaux last night.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bordeaux(adj)

    pertaining to Bordeaux in the south of France

  2. Bordeaux(noun)

    a claret wine from Bordeaux

Freebase

  1. Bordeaux

    Bordeaux is a port city on the Garonne River in the Gironde department in southwestern France. The city of Bordeaux, with a population of 242,945 inhabitants, is the 9th largest city in France; Greater Bordeaux is the 5th largest urban area in France, with a population of 719,489 inhabitants. Its metropolitan area aire urbaine has a population of 1,114,000. It is the capital of the Aquitaine region, as well as the prefecture of the Gironde department. Its inhabitants are called "Bordelais" or "Bordelaise". The city's nicknames are "La perle d'Aquitaine", "La Belle Endormie" in reference to the old center which had black walls due to pollution. Nowadays, this is not the case. In fact, a part of the city, Le Port de La Lune, was almost completely renovated. Bordeaux is the world's major wine industry capital. It is home to the world's main wine fair, Vinexpo, while the wine economy in the metro area moves 14.5 billion euros each year. Bordeaux wine has been produced in the region since the 8th century. The historic part of the city is on the UNESCO World Heritage List as "an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble" of the 18th century.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Bordeaux

    a great industrial and commercial city, and chief seat of the wine trade in France and the third seaport on the Garonne; cap. of the dep. of Gironde; the birthplace of Rosa Bonheur and Richard II., his father, the Black Prince, having had his seat here as governor of Aquitaine. There are sugar-refineries, potteries, foundries, glass and chemical works. The cod-fishing industry has its base here. A cathedral dates from the 11th century. There are schools of science, art, theology, medicine, and navigation, a library, museum, and rich picture-gallery.


Translations for Bordeaux

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

maroon(noun)

a dark brownish-red colour

a deep shade of maroon; (also adjective) a large maroon car.

Get even more translations for Bordeaux »

Translation

Find a translation for the Bordeaux definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these Bordeaux definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Bordeaux." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/Bordeaux>.

Are we missing a good definition for Bordeaux?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for Bordeaux: