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Mont-Saint-Michel

or Mont Saint Michel

[mawn-san-mee-shel]
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noun
  1. a rocky islet near the coast of NW France, in an inlet of the Gulf of St. Malo: famous abbey and fortress.
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  • The body of the saint was deposited in the neighbourhood of Mont-Saint-Michel, in a church surrounded by forests.

    Rouen, It's History and Monuments

    Thodore Licquet


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Mont-Saint-Michel

noun
  1. a rocky islet off the coast of NW France, accessible at low tide by a causeway, in the Bay of St Michel (an inlet of the Gulf of St Malo): Benedictine abbey (966), used as a prison from the Revolution until 1863; reoccupied by Benedictine monks since 1966. Area: 1 hectare (3 acres)
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