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Brittany

[ brit-n-ee ]
/ ˈbrɪt n i /
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noun

a region in NW France, on a peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay: a former duchy and province.

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French Bretagne.
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British Dictionary definitions for Brittany (1 of 2)

Brittany1
/ (ˈbrɪtənɪ) /

noun

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 1364Breton name: Breiz (braɪz) French name: Bretagne Related adjective: Breton

British Dictionary definitions for Brittany (2 of 2)

Brittany2

noun plural -nies

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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