Bordeaux

noun, often not capitalized
Bor·​deaux | \ bȯr-ˈdō How to pronounce Bordeaux (audio) \
plural Bordeaux\ bȯr-​ˈdōz How to pronounce Bordeaux (audio) \

Definition of Bordeaux

1 : white or red wine of the Bordeaux region of France

First Known Use of Bordeaux

circa 1570, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Bordeaux.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bordeaux. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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Bordeaux geographical name

Bor·​deaux | \ bȯr-ˈdō How to pronounce Bordeaux (audio) \

Definition of Bordeaux

city and port on the Garonne River in southwestern France population 243,199

Note: The region around Bordeaux is famous for its wines.

Other Words from Bordeaux

Bordelais \ ˌbȯr-​də-​ˈlā How to pronounce Bordeaux (audio) \ noun

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