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Lorient

[law-ryahn]
noun
  1. a seaport in NW France, on the Bay of Biscay.
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Historical Examples

  • We had counted on Lorient to pull us through as far as the frontier.

    The Maids of Paradise

    Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers

  • Late that night the light cavalry from Lorient rode into Paradise.

    The Maids of Paradise

    Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers

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

  • LOrient is in Brittany, and the chant is that of a Breton fisher village.

  • The priest was arrested at St. Gildas as he was about to cross the river to Lorient.

    The Mystery of Choice

    Robert William Chambers


British Dictionary definitions for lorient

Lorient

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