Definition of Pirogues

1. Noun. (plural of pirogue) ¹



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Definition of Pirogues

1. pirogue [n] - See also: pirogue

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pirogues

pirlimycin
pirls
pirn
pirnie
pirnies
pirnit
pirns
piroctone olamine
pirog
pirogen
piroghi
pirogi
pirogies
pirogis
pirogue
pirogues (current term)
pirojki
piromen
piromidic acid
piroplasm
piroplasma
piroplasmata
piroplasmida
piroplasmosis
piroplasms
piroque
piroques
piroshki
pirouette

Literary usage of Pirogues

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1. The Island of Cuba by Alexander von Humboldt, John S. Thrasher (1856)
"... Cortes Columbus and the natives—Fleets of pirogues from Yucatan— Hopes of Columbus—His remarkable vision—His pathetic complaints—Hernan Cortes—Stranding ..."

2. St. Lucia: Historical, Statistical, and Descriptive by Henry Hegart Breen (1844)
"... the Valley of Mabouya—The Bamboos—Road Commissioners—Communication by Water—" pirogues"— Danger of the Bays to Windward—Scenery of the Leeward Coast—The ..."

3. Jean Baptiste Le Moyne: Sieur de Bienville by Grace Elizabeth King (1892)
"My men returned, bringing me the three pirogues, in which we embarked; ... Left our pirogues and marched the length of the lake on a ridge of ..."

4. The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz Del Castillo by Bernal Díaz del Castillo, John Ingram Lockhart (1844)
"to bestow considerable lands upon them after Mexico should be taken ; they then described to him the spot where the armed pirogues lay ..."

5. Explorations Into the World of Lewis and Clark: 194 Essays from the Pages of by Robert A. Saindon (2003)
"The pirogues were busy from the first day the party arrived at Mandan, ... The lading of the pirogues could not be unloaded until suitable quarters were ..."

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