How to use Griffon in a sentence
The griffon and the black vulture are also frequently seen.
In September 1679 Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle, and Henri de Tonty entered the mouth of the Fox river in the "Griffon," the first ship to sail the Great Lakes.
Griffon hovercraft Ltd's expertise is not just limited to the production of fast amphibious hovercraft.
You continue to descend through a dramatic gorge lined with Mediterranean bushes that is home to 200 pairs of griffon vultures.
I am looking after a wire haired Brussels Griffon, and I just noticed she has a nickel-sized bump a little to the left above her tail.Advertisement
Some of the biggest movers include the Yorkie, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, French Bulldogs and Brussels Griffon.
The breed is believed to have been founded in Munich, Germany and may be descended from breeding a Brussels Griffon and a Miniature Schnauzer.
Griffon - The newest roller coaster at Busch Gardens Europe, Griffon boasts a 70 mph, 205 foot, 90 degree initial drop, plus loops, rolls, and a water splash.
The Griffon roller coaster is a fabulous ride experience, but like the mythological creature it is named for, it is not for the faint of heart.
A griffon is a legendary creature reputed to have the heart of a lion and the soul of an eagle, thereby capturing the most majestic essences of both the king of beasts and the king of birds.Advertisement
The Griffon roller coaster is located at Busch Gardens Europe in Williamsburg, Virginia.
After several weeks of engineering adjustments and safety testing, Griffon opened in May 2007.
The roller coaster facts about Griffon are as impressive as its centuries-old mythology.
In addition to swooping curves, wild inversions, and terrifying dives, Griffon also incorporates a unique water brake element that fits with its tight design and surprising thrills.
Griffon, in fact, is only the fourth dive machine to open in the world.Advertisement
Dive coasters also feature unique trains that are wider than they are long - Griffon's trains accommodate 30 riders in three rows of ten riders each.
If the intense thrills of Griffon are too terrifying to handle, visitors to Busch Gardens Europe have their choice of four other exciting roller coasters.
Griffon is not for inexperienced roller coaster riders.
The Griffon roller coaster at Busch Gardens Europe is one of the most unique and thrilling rides in the world.
With an innovative design coupled with an intriguing mythology, Griffon sparks the imaginations and adrenaline of riders in more ways than one.Advertisement
For additional information about Griffon, including photos, videos, wallpapers, news, and more, visit the official website at GriffonCoaster.com.
The Sphinx is a figure with the head of a man set upon the body of a human, and is perhaps the Egyptian version of the Celtic Griffon.
Bulldog, bulldog (miniature), mastiff, Great Dane, Newfoundland (black, white and black, or other than black), St Bernard (rough and smooth), Old English sheepdog, collie (rough and smooth), Dalmatian, poodle, bull terrier, white English terrier, black and tan terrier, toy spaniel (King Charles or black and tan, Blenheim, ruby or red and tricolour), Japanese, Pekingese, Yorkshire terrier, Maltese, Italian greyhound, chowchow, black and tan terrier (miniature), Pomeranian, pug (fawn and black), Schipperke, Griffon Bruxellois, foreign dogs (bouledogues frangais, elk-hounds, Eskimos, Lhasa terriers, Samoyedes and any other varieties not mentioned under this heading).