Ushant

[ uhsh-uhnt ]
/ ˈʌʃ ənt /

noun

an island off the NW coast of France: naval battles 1778, 1794. 4½ miles (7 km) long.

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Ushant
/ (ˈʌʃənt) /

noun

an island off the NW coast of France, at the tip of Brittany: scene of naval battles in 1778 and 1794 between France and Britain. Area: about 16 sq km (6 sq miles)French name: Ouessant
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