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  1. a peninsula in NW France, on the S coast of Brittany: British naval victory over the French 1759. 6 miles (10 km) long.
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Historical Examples

  • They rendezvous in Quiberon Bay as soon as they are equipped.

    Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I

    Sir John Ross

  • At length an expedition was planned to attack the Peninsula of Quiberon.

    Will Weatherhelm

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Wouldn't you and yours have forgiven the victims of Quiberon?

    The Chouans

    Honore de Balzac

  • Before these horrible events were known in England, Ministers prepared to succour the vanguard at Quiberon.

  • Windham now persistently urged an expedition to Brittany; and the Quiberon and Yeu enterprises were largely due to him.

British Dictionary definitions for quiberon


  1. a peninsula of NW France, on the S coast of Brittany: a naval battle was fought off its coast in 1759 during the Seven Years' War, in which the British defeated the French
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