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Ouessant

[we-sahn]
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noun
  1. French name of Ushant.
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Historical Examples

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

    Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2)

    Thomas Hart Benton

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

    Rambles in Brittany

    Francis Miltoun

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for ouessant

Ouessant

noun
  1. the French name for Ushant
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