Brittany

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Brit·ta·ny

 (brĭt′n-ē) also Bre·tagne (brə-tän′yə)
A historical region and former province of northwest France on a peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay. It was settled c. 500 by Britons driven out of their homeland by the Anglo-Saxons. The region was formally incorporated into France in 1532.

Brittany

(ˈbrɪtənɪ)
n
(Placename) a region of NW France, the peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay: settled by Celtic refugees from Wales and Cornwall during the Anglo-Saxon invasions; disputed between England and France until 1364. Breton name: Breiz French name: Bretagne

Brittany

n, pl -nies
(Breeds) a medium-sized strongly-built variety of retriever with a slightly wavy coat usually in tan and white, liver and white, or black and white

Brit•ta•ny

(ˈbrɪt n i)

n.
1. a historic region in NW France, on a peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay: a former duchy and province.
2. a metropolitan region in NW France. 2,796,000; 10,505 sq. mi. (27,208 sq. km).
French, Bretagne.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Brittany - a former province of northwestern France on a peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Breton - a native or inhabitant of Brittany (especially one who speaks the Breton language)
Translations
Bretagne
Bretagne
Bretagne
Bretagne

Brittany

[ˈbrɪtənɪ] NBretaña f

Brittany

[ˈbrɪtəni] nBretagne f
in Brittany → en Bretagne
to Brittany → en Bretagne
she's from Brittany → elle est bretonne

Brittany

ndie Bretagne

Brittany

[ˈbrɪtənɪ] nBretagna
References in periodicals archive ?
La tournee m'a amenee de la Bretagne, en Angleterre pour finir en Ecosse.
On ne s'etonne meme plus de voir des Canadiennes venir de la lointaine Alberta ou des vieilles qui n'ont connu que les charmes et la tranquillite du Puy de Dome ou de la Bretagne arriver, sans crier gare, au milieu de familles qui cachent mal quelque depit secret.
Il a appele la Bretagne et les pays de l'Union europeenne a soutenir le dialogue national dans le pays.
En marge de ces departements places en vigilance orange, soit du reste de la Bretagne au nord des Pays de Loire, au nord de la region parisienne et jusqu'aux frontieres du Nord et Nord-Est, il neigera egalement, indiquent les previsionnistes.
22) Thus for example did a new and influential generation of Breton cultural intermediaries come to prominence in the twenties and thirties, most visibly around the revue La Bretagne Touristique, and embrace the project of interpreting and making available Breton cultural traditions for expanding public audiences.
If you crave a crepe, you can't beat Creperie La Bretagne on Robson Street.
Davies, "Richard III, la Bretagne et Henry Tudor (1483-85)," Annales de Bretagne et des Pay de l'Ouest 102 (1995): 33-47.
Le diplomate britannique a dit que la reunion a egalement passe en revue le volume des projets et programmes du developpement et de services mis en place par la Bretagne dans les Etats de l'Est-Soudan.
Contractor address : 50 route Gabriel Mace La Bretagne