Ouessant

[ we-sahn ]
/ wɛˈsɑ̃ /

noun

French name of Ushant.
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Examples from the Web for ouessant

  • The le Molne and the le Ouessant are the principal members of the group, and are even more stern and rock-bound than the mainland.

    Rambles in Brittany|Francis Miltoun
  • There has been none such fought since the French and British fleets met off Ouessant, in 1793.

  • Ouessant is a little land of windmills, though in no way does it resemble Holland.

    Rambles in Brittany|Francis Miltoun

British Dictionary definitions for ouessant

Ouessant
/ (wɛsɑ̃) /

noun

the French name for Ushant
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