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Dinan

/French dinɑ̃/
noun
1.
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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  • On this Captain dinan ordered the English flag to be hoisted.

    A True Hero W.H.G. Kingston
  • Captain dinan, accompanied by Wenlock went aft to speak to the captain.

    A True Hero W.H.G. Kingston
  • Sir Richard and Captain dinan, and some other officers, visited them together.

    A True Hero W.H.G. Kingston
  • One of the principal industries of dinan is the fabrication of sail-cloth.

    Rambles in Brittany Francis Miltoun
  • The Chteau of dinan was built by the Breton dukes (1382-87).

    Rambles in Brittany Francis Miltoun
  • 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
  • The towns of Dol and Rennes are next passed, and dinan is besieged.

    Normandy G. E. Mitton
  • How glad they were when they made the Ille, and floated under the staithes of dinan!

    The Siege of Norwich Castle Matilda Maria Blake
  • This is what she says: 'My husband will be pleased to see his little dinan friend again.

    Averil Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • And I like better to sit and talk to you of dinan, and those days when you were kind to me.

    Averil Rosa Nouchette Carey

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