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Morbihan

[mawr-bee-ahn]
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noun
  1. a department in W France. 2738 sq. mi. (7090 sq. km). Capital: Vannes.
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Examples from the Web for morbihan

Historical Examples

  • It's denied, you know, that he intends to come forward as a candidate in Morbihan.

    The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete

    Emile Zola

  • To the west they were defended by the lofty cliffs which rose from the bay of Morbihan.

  • In Morbihan the gorse gilds all the hills, yellow as golden-rod.

    The Mystery of Choice

    Robert William Chambers

  • We were graciously told we might be interned at Vannes in the Morbihan.

  • From there they were able to communicate with Normandy and the Morbihan without risk.

    The Chouans

    Honore de Balzac


British Dictionary definitions for morbihan

Morbihan

noun
  1. a department of NW France, in S Brittany. Capital: Vannes. Pop: 665 540 (2003 est). Area: 7092 sq km (2766 sq miles)
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