[ 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).
These Might Be The Strangest Names In SportsHave you ever wondered where some beloved sport team names come from?
Also called Cape Breton Island.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for cape breton
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