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bɔrˈdoʊ; -ˈdoʊzbor·deaux

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bordeauxnoun

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

  2. Bordeaux, Bordeaux winenoun

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


  1. Bordeauxnoun

    A city in southwest France

  2. Bordeauxnoun

    A wine coming from that area.

    We had a nice bottle of Bordeaux last night.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bordeauxadjective

    pertaining to Bordeaux in the south of France

  2. Bordeauxnoun

    a claret wine from Bordeaux


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bordeaux

    bor-dō′, n. claret, wine of Bordeaux, a great city in the south-west of France.

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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. bordeaux

    (Southwest France). This city was sacked by the Visigoths, who were driven from it by Clovis; it was ravaged by the Saracens and Normans in the 8th and 9th centuries. It came into the possession of the Duke of Gascoyne in 911; in 1653 the city rebelled, but was taken by the royal troops; Bordeaux was entered by the victorious British army after the battle of Orthes, fought February 27, 1814.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bordeaux in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bordeaux in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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