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St. Brieuc

[san bree-œ]
  1. a city in and the capital of the Côtes-du-Nord, in W France.
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  1. a department in NW France. 2787 sq. mi. (7220 sq. km). Capital: Saint-Brieuc.
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Historical Examples

  • A fragment of them is preserved in the cathedral of Saint-Brieuc.

    Legends & Romances of Brittany

    Lewis Spence

  • Merlet stated in 1675 that this variety was said to have been found originally in the forest of Quessoy near Saint-Brieuc.

British Dictionary definitions for saint-brieuc


noun usually abbreviated to: St-Brieuc
  1. a market town in NW France, near the N coast of Brittany. Pop: 46 087 (1999)
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  1. the former name of Côtes-d'Armor
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