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St. Brieuc

[san bree-œ] /sɛ̃ briˈœ/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of the Côtes-du-Nord, in W France.

Côtes-du-Nord

[koht-dy-nawr] /koʊt düˈnɔr/
noun
1.
a department in NW France. 2787 sq. mi. (7220 sq. km).
Capital: Saint-Brieuc.
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Historical Examples
  • The patronal feast of St. Brieuc is held each year on the first of May and is a curious survival of a medival custom.

  • The first serious attempt to carry out the views of the distinguished academician was made in the Bay of St. Brieuc.

    The Ocean World: Louis Figuier
  • Le Lgu is the port of St. Brieuc, and the coastwise traffic is considerable.

    Rambles in Brittany Francis Miltoun
  • St. Brieuc is the seat of a bishopric, suffragan of the metropolitan see of Brittany at Rennes.

    Rambles in Brittany Francis Miltoun
  • St. Brieuc, although it has lost character somewhat during the last half-century, is still typically Breton.

    Brittany

    Mortimer Menpes and Dorothy Menpes
  • But five sols nine deniers the box—the nine deniers being devoted to the funds of the hospital of St. Brieuc, bien entendu!

    The Winning of the Golden Spurs Percy F. Westerman
British Dictionary definitions for St. Brieuc

Côtes-du-Nord

/French kotdynɔr/
noun
1.
the former name of Côtes-d'Armor
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