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Bergerac1 British & World English

A wine-producing region in the Dordogne valley in SW France

Bergerac2 British & World English

See Cyrano de Bergerac, Savinien.

Bergerac1 New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

wine-producing region in SW France

Cyrano de Bergerac, Savinien British & World English

(1619–55), French soldier, duellist, and writer. He is chiefly remembered for the large number of duels that he fought (many on account of his proverbially large nose), as immortalized in a play by Edmond Rostand (Cyrano de Bergerac, 1897)