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 (dē-ĕp′, dyĕp)
A city of northeast France on the English Channel north of Rouen. Allied forces made a disastrous commando attack on the city (August 19, 1942) to test the strength of German defenses.


(dɪˈɛp; French djɛp)
(Placename) a port and resort in N France, on the English Channel. Pop: 34 670 (2006)



a seaport in N France, on the English Channel. 26,111.
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At all events, it was determined no one should see us until this lady returned to town, she being at the moment at Rosny, with madame, whence she was expected to accompany that princess to Dieppe, to come back to her hotel, in the rue de Bourbon, about the last of October.
I did so, but he excused himself on account of Madame de Morcerf being obliged to go to Dieppe for the benefit of sea air.
A few weeks after the famous fight of Waterloo, and after the Gazette had made known to her the promotion and gallantry of that distinguished officer, the Dieppe packet brought over to Miss Crawley at Brighton, a box containing presents, and a dutiful letter, from the Colonel her nephew.
Well, then we must make a cross-country journey to Newhaven, and so over to Dieppe.
But, sir, we do not believe that any serious obstacles will be put in your way if you wished to endeavour to leave the country and come to us with your plans by the customary routes--either via Dover, Ostend, Boulogne, or Dieppe.
Emond was one of nearly 2,000 Canadians taken prisoner by the Germans during the Dieppe Raid on August 19, 1942.
Mallard's map has been linked to the so called Dieppe school of cartographers by several writers.
Sickert spent several childhood summers in Dieppe, relocated there twice as an adult and otherwise spent long sojourns there until he was in his 60s.
Now research by programme makers for S4C has established the artist's burial place in Dieppe, France, and a memorial has been unveiled to acknowledge her international contribution to Welsh art history.
ONE of the few men still alive who survived the disastrous raid on Dieppe in World War 2 will this week hurtle at up to 100mph down Europe's longest zip wire.
They got as far as Paris, where, after spending what little they had over the course of a week living in a very cheap hotel, they decided to go home via Dieppe, where they planned to take the ferry to Newha ven.