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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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