Definition of pirogue in English:
A long, narrow canoe made from a single tree trunk, especially in Central America and the Caribbean.
- Equipped with some chilled white wine and a few simple baguettes, we rented an inexpensive pirogue (outrigger canoe) and set off into the lagoon.
- And while elsewhere the Missouri has been dammed and reservoired into submission, here it flows beautifully beneath sandstone bluffs, not so different from the river that the Corps traveled in two pirogues and six dugout canoes.
- For the next three weeks the expedition carried their pirogues and canoes up steep slopes, over jagged ridges and around gullies and ravines.
Definition of pirogue in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan