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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Bordeaux

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A great industrial and commercial city, and chief seat of the wine trade in France and the third seaport on the Garonne; cap. of the dep. of Gironde; the birthplace of Rosa Bonheur and Richard II., his father, the Black Prince, having had his seat here as governor of Aquitaine. There are sugar-refineries, potteries, foundries, glass and chemical works. The cod-fishing industry has its base here. A cathedral dates from the 11th century. There are schools of science, art, theology, medicine, and navigation, a library, museum, and rich picture-gallery.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Bordeaux'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/b/bordeaux.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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