Morbihan


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Morbihan

(French mɔrbiɑ̃)
n
(Placename) a department of NW France, in S Brittany. Capital: Vannes. Pop: 665 540 (2003 est). Area: 7092 sq km (2766 sq miles)
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The missionary was a poor young man from the village of Aradon, in Brittany, in the Morbihan country.
The repast was long and sumptuous; excellent Spanish wine, fine Morbihan oysters, exquisite fish from the mouth of the Loire, enormous prawns from Paimboeuf, and delicious game from the moors, constituted the principal part of it.
"He came in the same way as ever and said, just so: 'Do you think I am going to leave the land to those people from Morbihan that I do not know?
Besides Beijaflore and Oman Shipping, the other winners on Sunday were Seaflotech, which won two races, and Cheminees Poujoulat and Golfe du Morbihan.
The Morbihan Prefect who issued the Decree authorising the extension of the farm "was guilty of an error of judgement in view of the danger notably to public health and well-being", the court states in its recent ruling.
The young French outfit - Golfe du Morbihan - impressed on the opening day as the 2019 EFG Sailing Arabia-The Tour (SATT) began at Marina Bandar al Rowdha in Muscat on Sunday.