- a city in and the capital of Morbihan, in NW France.
- a department in W France. 2738 sq. mi. (7090 sq. km). Capital: Vannes.
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She was not born at Nancy, but at Vannes, and she was but seven years old in 1813.The Man With The Broken Ear
You would not have run away from Vannes as you did, perhaps?
"Across the gulf into which you were about to fall," replied the bishop of Vannes.
She is about 100 tons, from Vannes, loaded with salt, for Havre.
They have chosen their anchorage at the foot of the bay, near the harbor of Vannes.The Brass Bell
- 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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