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BORDEAUX

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Bordeaux mean? 

BORDEAUX (noun)
  The noun BORDEAUX has 2 senses:

1. a port city in southwestern France; a major center of the wine trade
2. any of several red or white wines produced around Bordeaux, France or wines resembling them

  Familiarity information: BORDEAUX used as a noun is rare.


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BORDEAUX (noun)


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Meaning:

A port city in southwestern France; a major center of the wine trade

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

port (a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country)

Holonyms ("Bordeaux" is a part of...):

France; French Republic (a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe)


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Meaning:

Any of several red or white wines produced around Bordeaux, France or wines resembling them

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

Bordeaux wine; Bordeaux

Hypernyms ("Bordeaux" is a kind of...):

vino; wine (fermented juice (of grapes especially))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "Bordeaux"):

Medoc (red Bordeaux wine from the Medoc district of southwestern France)

claret; red Bordeaux (dry red Bordeaux or Bordeaux-like wine)


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