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Dinan

noun
  1. a town in NW France, in Brittany, on the estuary of the River Rance: medieval buildings, including town walls and castle: tourism, hosiery, cider: Pop: 10 907 (1999)
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Historical Examples

  • On this Captain Dinan ordered the English flag to be hoisted.

    A True Hero

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Captain Dinan, accompanied by Wenlock went aft to speak to the captain.

    A True Hero

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Sir Richard and Captain Dinan, and some other officers, visited them together.

    A True Hero

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • One of the principal industries of Dinan is the fabrication of sail-cloth.

    Rambles in Brittany

    Francis Miltoun

  • The Chteau of Dinan was built by the Breton dukes (1382-87).

    Rambles in Brittany

    Francis Miltoun