gasconade

[ gas-kuh-neyd ]SEE DEFINITION OF gasconade
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It was the first seat of Gasconade County, but was supplanted by Hermann.

Near the mouth of Gasconade River we met the Oto steam-boat.

But the officers who lead the troops do not allow their enemies the monopoly of gasconade.

My first night from Rolla was passed on the banks of the Gasconade.

This is at the foot of a bluff facing the Gasconade, 2½ miles below Gascondy.

At the distance of fifteen miles we encamped on a willow island, at the entrance of the river Gasconade.

Near the Gasconade, where we took in wood, many interesting plants were in blossom.

Early next morning, at the mouth of the Gasconade, they encountered the first of the obstacles which they had been dreading.

By the time the last one had passed the Gasconade, it was evening again, and the fleet was strung out for miles up the river.

There is a small cave near the top of the bluff facing the Gasconade, a short distance above the mouth of Little Piney.

WORD ORIGIN

1709 (n.); 1727 (v.), from French gasconade (see Gascon + -ade); from gasconner (16c.) "to boast, brag," literally "to talk like a Gascon."

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