Lorient

[ law-ryahn ]

noun
  1. a seaport in NW France, on the Bay of Biscay.

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How to use Lorient in a sentence

  • Labb assumed the command, and took her back to Lorient on the 23rd of August, 1773.

  • Helene seems to have made Lorient too hot for herself, and had to go elsewhere.

    She Stands Accused | Victor MacClure
  • The pilchard fishery is practically at its best directly off the Quiberon peninsula, opposite Lorient and Concarneau.

    Rambles in Brittany | Francis Miltoun
  • Opposite Lorient is Port Louis, founded a century before its bigger sister.

    Rambles in Brittany | Francis Miltoun
  • The roadstead of Lorient is a great deep-water harbour, which can shelter the largest ships afloat.

    Rambles in Brittany | Francis Miltoun

British Dictionary definitions for Lorient

Lorient

/ (French lɔrjɑ̃) /


noun
  1. a port in W France, on the Bay of Biscay. Pop: 59 189 (1999)

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