- a peninsula in Normandy, N France, extending into the English Channel.
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Examples from the Web for cotentin
Strategically, this turning of the Cotentin corner was very important.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day
November 15, 2014
Bessin and Cotentin, the most Norman parts of Normandy, rose in rebellion.
The Normans of the Cotentin were the purest men of their race.
The Cotentin cow gives as much as twenty-five litres of milk per day.Rambles in Normandy
With this intent he set sail for the coast of Cotentin with a gallant fleet.The Fairies and the Christmas Child
The consequence was, that he was compelled to sell his lands in the Cotentin to pay his ransom.Architectural Antiquities of Normandy
John Sell Cotman