[ brit-n, bret-n ]
/ ˈbrɪt n, ˈbrɛt n /
an island forming the NE part of Nova Scotia, in SE Canada. 3970 sq. mi. (10,280 sq. km).
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Also called Cape Breton Island.
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About twelve thousand were destined to undertake the siege of Louisbourg, on the island of Cape-Breton.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II.|Tobias Smollett