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/French dinɑ̃/
a town in NW France, in Brittany, on the estuary of the River Rance: medieval buildings, including town walls and castle: tourism, hosiery, cider: Pop: 10 907 (1999)
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  • dinan returned at this juncture, and in reply to a question, ordered his employe to hitch up the white horse.

    The Crime of the Century Henry M. Hunt
  • On this Captain dinan ordered the English flag to be hoisted.

    A True Hero W.H.G. Kingston
  • dinan is the seat of a subprefect and has a tribunal of first instance, and a communal college.

  • Captain dinan, accompanied by Wenlock went aft to speak to the captain.

    A True Hero W.H.G. Kingston
  • She and Alec had arrived in dinan at nine o'clock and had come straight to my hotel.

    The Tower of Oblivion Oliver Onions
  • One of the principal industries of dinan is the fabrication of sail-cloth.

    Rambles in Brittany Francis Miltoun
  • The latter was willing enough, in his good nature, to give way, but dinan was stubborn.

    The Crime of the Century Henry M. Hunt
  • Go up to dinan by the river-side, or walk to St Brieuc to get the train.

    At His Gates, Vol. 3(of 3) Margaret Oliphant
  • At dinan one walks across on the level, and as I advanced to meet him I saw him appear round the engine.

    The Tower of Oblivion Oliver Onions
  • The towns of Dol and Rennes are next passed, and dinan is besieged.

    Normandy G. E. Mitton

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