Definition of Garonne

1. Noun. A river that rises in the Pyrenees and flows northwest to the Bay of Biscay.

Exact synonyms: Garonne River
Group relationships: France, French Republic
Generic synonyms: River



Definition of Garonne

1. Proper noun. A river that flows from the Spanish Pyrenees into the Atlantic Ocean. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garonne

Gardnerian
Gardners
Gareth
Garfield
Garg
Gargalianoi
Garge
Gariel's pessary
Garifuna
Garifune
Garinagu
Garland
Garland's triangle
Garnett
Garnier
Garonne (current term)
Garonne River
Garratt
Garratts
Garre's disease
Garre's osteomyelitis
Garrett
Garrick
Garrisonian
Garrulinae
Garrulus
Garry
Garry oak
Garside
Garth

Literary usage of Garonne

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1. History of the War in the Peninsula, and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1851)
"... and chose Toulouse as a strategic post because that ancient capital contained fifty thousand inhabitants, commanded the principal passage of the Garonne ..."

2. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1876)
"The principal river is the Tarn, a tributary of the Garonne, which receives ... The whole department belongs to tho basin of the Garonne, and tho surface ..."

3. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Élisée Reclus (1881)
"THE Garonne. THE Garonne rises on Spanish soil, on the southern slope of the Pyrenees. Its head-stream, fed by the snow and ice of Pic ..."

4. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1831)
"The canal of the South passes through the department Depart- "f Upper Garonne, a department bounded on the south upper Gar- by the lofty summits ..."

5. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France, from the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1840)
"... because that ancient capital of the south contained fifty thousand inhabitants, commanded the principal passage of the Garonne, was the centre of a ..."

6. History of the War in the Peninsula, and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1851)
"... and chose Toulouse as a strategic post because that ancient capital contained fifty thousand inhabitants, commanded the principal passage of the Garonne ..."

7. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1876)
"The principal river is the Tarn, a tributary of the Garonne, which receives ... The whole department belongs to tho basin of the Garonne, and tho surface ..."

8. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Élisée Reclus (1881)
"THE Garonne. THE Garonne rises on Spanish soil, on the southern slope of the Pyrenees. Its head-stream, fed by the snow and ice of Pic ..."

9. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1831)
"The canal of the South passes through the department Depart- "f Upper Garonne, a department bounded on the south upper Gar- by the lofty summits ..."

10. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France, from the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1840)
"... because that ancient capital of the south contained fifty thousand inhabitants, commanded the principal passage of the Garonne, was the centre of a ..."

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