An·dré [ahn-drey], /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ/, 1896–1966, French poet, essayist, and critic.
Jules A·dolphe [zhyla-dawlf], /ʒyl aˈdɔlf/, 1827–1906, French painter.
Other definitions for Breton (2 of 2)
a native or inhabitant of Brittany.
Also called Armorican, Armoric. the Celtic language of Brittany.
(often lowercase) a round hat for women, with a flat crown and a turned-up brim.
pertaining to Brittany, the Bretons, or their language.
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How to use Breton in a sentence
In one thing alone, except my painting, was I serious, and that was something which lay hidden if not lost in the Breton forests.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show | Robert W. Chambers | February 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Surrealists actually had a formal Surrealist Manifesto (convenient) by André Breton.
“We need no forks to make hay with our mouths, to throw our meat into them,” noted the poet Nicholas Breton in 1618.The Strange Way We Eat: Bee Wilson’s ‘Consider the Fork’ | Bee Wilson | October 13, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
"Milor, the matter admits of no settlement," said the Breton menacingly, rising from his chair.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
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 Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
I know of no other kind of song to compare with it, unless it were perhaps the songs of the Tyrol and a few Breton ballads.Friend Mac Donald | Max O'Rell
In a moment the Breton woman returned with a dainty little case of gold with a monogram of sapphires in one corner.A Butterfly on the Wheel | Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
Four dialects are pretty clearly marked (see the article Celt: Language, "Breton," p. 328).
British Dictionary definitions for Breton (1 of 2)
of, relating to, or characteristic of Brittany, its people, or their language
a native or inhabitant of Brittany, esp one who speaks the Breton language
the indigenous language of Brittany, belonging to the Brythonic subgroup of the Celtic family of languages
British Dictionary definitions for Breton (2 of 2)
André (ɑ̃dre). 1896–1966, French poet and art critic: founder and chief theorist of surrealism, publishing the first surrealist manifesto in 1924
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