Breton(redirected from Bretons)
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Of or relating to Brittany or its people, language, or culture.
a. A native or inhabitant of Brittany.
b. A person of Breton ancestry.
2. The Celtic language of Brittany. Also called Armoric.
[Middle English, from Old French; see Briton.]
Breton(ˈbrɛtən; French brətɔ̃)
1. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of Brittany, its people, or their language
2. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of Brittany, its people, or their language
3. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of Brittany, its people, or their language
4. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Brittany, esp one who speaks the Breton language
5. (Languages) the indigenous language of Brittany, belonging to the Brythonic subgroup of the Celtic family of languages
(Biography) André (ɑ̃dre). 1896–1966, French poet and art critic: founder and chief theorist of surrealism, publishing the first surrealist manifesto in 1924
1. a native or inhabitant of Brittany.
2. a Celtic language, akin to Cornish and Welsh, spoken in central and W Brittany.adj.
3. of or pertaining to Brittany, the Bretons, or the language Breton.
[1815–20; < French]
André, 1896–1966, French poet and critic.
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|Noun||1.||Breton - a native or inhabitant of Brittany (especially one who speaks the Breton language)|
Breiz, Bretagne, Brittany - a former province of northwestern France on a peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay
|2.||Breton - a Celtic language of Brittany|