Pronunciation: (ju-rond'; Fr. zhē-rônd'), [key]
1. an estuary in SW France, formed by the junction of the Garonne and Dordogne rivers. 45 mi. (72 km) long.
2. a department in SW France. 1,061,474; 4141 sq. mi. (10,725 sq. km). Cap.: Bordeaux.
3. the Gironde,the party of the Girondists.
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