(ädo͞or`), river, 210 mi (338 km) long, rising in the Pyrenees of Gascony, SW France. It flows north and then west in a wide arc past Bagnères-de-Bigorre, Aire, and Dax and enters the Bay of Biscay near Bayonne.
It is my purpose to start this very day for Dax upon the Adour, where he hath now pitched his camp.
Over the Tarn and the Garonne, through the vast quagmires of Armagnac, past the swift-flowing Losse, and so down the long valley of the Adour, there was many a long league to be crossed ere they could join themselves to that dark war-cloud which was drifting slowly southwards to the line of the snowy peaks, beyond which the banner of England had never yet been seen.
Abu Dhabi: British apprentice champion jockey Oisin Murphy teamed up with trainer Ahmad Al Muhairbi to steer AK Adour home in the 14th and penultimate round of the Wathba Stud Farm Cup For Private Owners Only at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on Sunday.
In 2010, its bid for more than 250 turbofans for the Jaguars could not take off as one of the contenders -- Rolls Royce, which offered its upgraded Adour MK- 821 engine -- backed out leaving only Honeywell's F124IN engine in the fray.