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

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Bordeaux

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

Definition of Bordeaux (Entry 2 of 2)

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

Geographical name

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

First Known Use of Bordeaux

Noun

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 21 Jan. 2021.

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Bordeaux

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English Language Learners Definition of Bordeaux

: a red or white wine from the Bordeaux region of France

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