a region in NW France, on a peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay: a former duchy and province.
- French Bretagne.
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How to use Brittany in a sentence
Darwin and Brittany remained behind, but they had the same destination, the state of Louisiana.
I lived in the JC pod with another Cuban during my time in that prison, but my closest friends were Darwin and Brittany.
Desperate, Brittany said she begged a customer who pulled into the drive-thru to call 911.Officials Scramble to Address Skyrocketing Fentanyl Deaths | Lisa Halverstadt | May 20, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
Experts say experienced and new drug users alike are often caught off guard by the potency of fentanyl, a reality that Brittany said has led her to worry other friends could be next.Officials Scramble to Address Skyrocketing Fentanyl Deaths | Lisa Halverstadt | May 20, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
Not long ago, Joe Davis, the “artist-scientist” in George Church’s genetics lab at Harvard Medical School, was in Brittany, France.Preserving a Sense of Wonder in DNA - Issue 92: Frontiers | Virat Markandeya | October 28, 2020 | Nautilus
There was The Brittany Murphy Story, dubbed a “colossal mess” by reviewers.The Biggest Bombs of 2014: ‘Sex Tape,’ Mariah Carey’s Vocals, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and More | Kevin Fallon | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Brittany Mostiller had just turned 23 years old when she found out she was pregnant again.Women Share Their Secret Abortion Stories For 1 in 3 Campaign | Brandy Zadrozny | November 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On Nov. 1, when Brittany ends her short but productive life, I will be thanking God for her remarkable and courageous example.
Not everyone has the resources to uproot themselves and move to a "right to die" state, as Brittany and her family have done.
Early this year, Brittany Maynard, a vibrant and active 29-year-old newlywed, began getting debilitating headaches.
The poor artist reconciled himself to go for a time to Brittany, and his choice fell on Concarneau.Bastien Lepage | Fr. Crastre
Champlain became a navigator early in life, and was also a quartermaster in the royal army in Brittany, from 1592 to 1598.
Cornewayle is doubtful; some take it to mean Cornwall; but it was more probably the name of a place in Brittany.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems | Geoffrey Chaucer
Several rabbis assert that the Samaritan was the original tongue; other persons say that it was that of Lower Brittany.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
She had been preceded by the celebrated Countess de Montfort, in Brittany.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
British Dictionary definitions for Brittany (1 of 2)
a region of NW France, the peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay: settled by Celtic refugees from Wales and Cornwall during the Anglo-Saxon invasions; disputed between England and France until 1364: Breton name: Breiz (braɪz) French name: Bretagne Related adjective: Breton
British Dictionary definitions for Brittany (2 of 2)
a medium-sized strongly-built variety of retriever with a slightly wavy coat usu. in tan and white, liver and white, or black and white
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