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Ouessant

[we-sahn] /wɛˈsɑ̃/
noun
1.
French name of Ushant.
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  • There has been none such fought since the French and British fleets met off Ouessant, in 1793.

  • Ouessant is a little land of windmills, though in no way does it resemble Holland.

    Rambles in Brittany Francis Miltoun
  • The le Molne and the le Ouessant are the principal members of the group, and are even more stern and rock-bound than the mainland.

    Rambles in Brittany Francis Miltoun
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Ouessant

/wɛsɑ̃/
noun
1.
the French name for Ushant
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