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[dee-ep; French dyep] /diˈɛp; French dyɛp/
a seaport in N France, on the English Channel: raided by an Allied expeditionary force August 1942. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The detective and the officer were on the jetty of Dieppe harbour.

    A Nest of Spies Pierre Souvestre
  • She would convey the piece to Vinson in the morning, and would accompany him to Dieppe.

    A Nest of Spies Pierre Souvestre
  • The discussion lasted until their train ran into Dieppe station.

    A Nest of Spies Pierre Souvestre
  • The telegram Juve had received at Dieppe must have been false!

    A Nest of Spies Pierre Souvestre
  • He at once complied, sending before him from Norham to Dieppe his wife and her mother.

    John Knox

    A. Taylor Innes
  • We might drive them over to Dieppe: only do not put off your visit too long, or else there will be no steamers.

    The Young Duke Benjamin Disraeli
  • She was the daughter of poor fisher‑folk in Le Pollet, Dieppe.

    The Martian George Du Maurier
  • Yes, there was—to one of the Dieppe boats—a very bad accident!

    Studies in love and in terror Marie Belloc Lowndes
  • And, at the Paris slaughter-houses, stages, representing the fortress of Dieppe!

    Notre-Dame de Paris Victor Hugo
  • Did you hear him ask me to sail with him from Dieppe to-morrow?

    The Iron Pirate Max Pemberton
British Dictionary definitions for Dieppe


/dɪˈɛp; French djɛp/
a port and resort in N France, on the English Channel. Pop: 34 653 (1999)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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