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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.
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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
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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.
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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)
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Translations
Bretagne
Bretagne
Bretagne
Bretagne

Brittany

[ˈbrɪtənɪ] NBretaña f
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Brittany

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

ndie Bretagne
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Brittany

[ˈbrɪtənɪ] nBretagna
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On the way back, Meijers weathered serious attacks by the other contenders to claim his third career GC after winning the Fleche Ardennaise in Liege, Belgium and Kreiz Breizh Elites in Bretagne, France, both in 2016.
3 There's a Breizh in the Ayr It's been more than three years since Breizh Alko last made an appearance at a racecourse, but the eight-year-old is poised to make his return - and British debut - when he runs in the 2m41/2f handicap hurdle at Ayr (4.25).
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The project also includes the creation of a new company, Yer Breizh, to bring together the upstream players in Brittany's poultry sector.
EAT: Enjoy a modern twist on traditional Breton crepes, with a nod to Japanese cuisine, at Michelin-starred Le Comptoir Breizh Cafe, St Malo.
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Au programme de cette annee Zedek Mouloud, Breizh Amazir, Akli D., Stina, Belaid Branis, Amirouche Amwanes, Mejja, Tanina Cheriet, Andaz Uzzal, Cylia Nabet, Moh Amichi, Taous, Gadry, Farid Habbi, Lakhdar Sennane, Ferhat Iguercha, Hakim Redouani...
"Degrade" made the rounds of the European co-production mart circuit, where it tapped into France's Breizh Film Fund, among others.
The current deal has no impact on the 20% stake Discovery acquired in TV Breizh, Histoire, Ushuaia TV and Stylia channels in 2012 and its production partnership with TF1.
Linguistically, Brittany was divided into two parts: the Pays Bretonnant, also known as Breizh Isel (Lower Brittany), and Pays Gallo, or Breizh Uhel (Upper Brittany.) Given that Breton is only spoken in remote rural areas, it is not surprising that the Upper-Lower Brittany distinction is not often used anymore.