Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The wife of a dauphin.

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Examples

  • But he called the Dauphine Libere '' good preparation for the Tour. ''

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  • But he called the Dauphine Libere '' good preparation for the Tour. ''

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  • Cindy (aka The Dauphine, Cyn Cyty and other assorted nicknames you guys have given me)

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  • When you just come into it, you find it rugged, craggy, and barren, unpleasant to the eye, painful to the feet, and almost as inaccessible as the mountain of Dauphine, which is somewhat like a toadstool, and was never climbed as any can remember by any but

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • When you just come into it, you find it rugged, craggy, and barren, unpleasant to the eye, painful to the feet, and almost as inaccessible as the mountain of Dauphine, which is somewhat like a toadstool, and was never climbed as any can remember by any but

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • At the beginning of the following year Verazzano fitted out and armed a vessel called the Dauphine, manned with a crew of thirty hands, and provisioned for eight months.

    The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 1 of 2)

  • When you just come into it, you find it rugged, craggy, and barren, unpleasant to the eye, painful to the feet, and almost as inaccessible as the mountain of Dauphine, which is somewhat like a toadstool, and was never climbed as any can remember by any but Doyac, who had the charge of King Charles the Eighth's train of artillery.

    Gargantua and Pantagruel, Illustrated, Book 4

  • The race takes place just three weeks before the Tour de France, the 'Dauphine' is considered a very tough one-week event held around the Alps, and is thus considered one of the key warm-up races for many of the Tour's top GC riders.

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  • Van Garderen opened his rookie season last year at the Algarve with ninth place and went on to finish second at the Tour of Turkey and third at the Criterium du Dauphine before riding well in his grand tour debut at the Vuelta a Espana, eventually settling into 24th overall.

    Tejay Van Garderen enters 2011 with a bang

  • In 2006, Leipheimer had a resume that included the championships of the prestigeous Dauphine Libere road race in France and the Tour of Germany, but the skier-turned-cyclist had a feeling that he wasn't getting the most out of his cycling talents.

    Tour of California leader Leipheimer helped by hypnosis CD

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