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Bretagne

[bruh-tan-yuh]
noun
  1. French name of Brittany.
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Examples from the Web for bretagne

Historical Examples

  • Hence the name of Bretagne, given then for the first time to Armorica.

    A Literary History of the English People

    Jean Jules Jusserand

  • "This gentleman comes from Bretagne, I believe," said the duke, coldly.

    The Regent's Daughter

    Alexandre Dumas (Pere)

  • M. de Montaran was, as we have said, the ancient governor of Bretagne.

    The Regent's Daughter

    Alexandre Dumas (Pere)

  • No, they do not drink wine in Bretagne; they drink cider or beer, I believe.

    The Regent's Daughter

    Alexandre Dumas (Pere)

  • Monsieur, in Bretagne we speak as we feel, but we also do as we promise.

    The Regent's Daughter

    Alexandre Dumas (Pere)


British Dictionary definitions for bretagne

Bretagne

noun
  1. the French name for Brittany 1
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