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Brest

[ brest; Russian bryest ]

noun

  1. a seaport in the western extremity of France: German submarine base in World War II; surrendered to Allies September 1944.
  2. a city in southwest Belarus, on the Bug River: formerly in Poland; German-Russian peace treaty 1918. Formerly Brest Litovsk.


Brest

/ brɛst /

noun

  1. a port in NW France, in Brittany: chief naval station of the country, planned by Richelieu in 1631 and fortified by Vauban. Pop: 149 634 (1999)
  2. a city in SW Belarus: Polish until 1795 and from 1921 to 1945. Pop: 299 000 (2005 est) Former name (until 1921)Brest Litovskbrɛst liˈtɔfsk Polish nameBrześć nad Bugiem


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Example Sentences

The decision ends a monthslong saga that began during the June 26th opening stage of the Tour de France from Brest to Landerneau.

What Happened To Director Martin Brest By Matt Patches, Playboy He directed Beverly Hills Cop, Midnight Run and, yes, Gigli.

Riahi  lived in France for four years, beginning at the age of two, while her father was trained in Brest as a hydrologist.

Writer-director Brest worked at Bronx State Hospital during college where he observed the behaviors of various patients.

The child of Finnish sea-folk who had drifted to Brest and died there, she had been adopted by an old Breton sea-dog and his wife.

The British transport Europa, having troops on board, was totally destroyed by fire opposite Brest, and 21 lives lost.

Thy worth, in euery honest brest buyldes one,Making their friendly hearts thy funerall stone.

Hump, stay and take this wolfeOut of my brest, that thou hast lodgd there, orFor euer lose mee.

Papers captured on a French frigate showed Keppel that a fleet superior to his own lay in Brest harbour.

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