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  • noun a former province of northwestern France on a peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay


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  • Is he still playing cricket & renovating properties in Bretagne?

    petite americaine

  • The northwest corner of France, that promontory which we now call Bretagne, with a part of Normandy adjoining it, formed another island; while to the southeast of it lay the central plateau of France.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 69, July, 1863

  • The Bretagne was my ship; it was white with blue stripes along the side and had a graceful bow ..

  • Cyfeirir yma at Lydaw draddodiadol, hynny yw cynhwyswyd yr ardal dde-ddwyreinol, lle y mae Naoned (Nantes), dinas fwyaf Llydaw, er nad yw'r ardal honno'n rhan o'r rhanbarth gweinyddol a elwir 'Bretagne' gan lywodraeth Ffrainc.

  • Evans's only win in the 2011 Tour was on the fourth stage, which ended in a short climb up to the Mur de Bretagne in western France.

    Evans Above: Aussie Clinches Tour Win

  • A few years later, I took a 5-week tour of France, alone, by train, from one end (Bretagne, Normandy) to the other (St Jean-de-Luz, Lourdes, Narbonne, Nice).

    Best Tips for Learning French - French Word-A-Day

  • Applies to Scots, irish, and god knows, the Bretagne.

    My God, It's Full Of Tweets!

  • Last Sunday, the French championship was run without radios and again it was very significant that the guy who won, Dimitri Champion was from a small Brittany team (Bretagne-Schuller) and he was in the breakaway with one of the Francaise des Jeux riders, and that rider didn't know that his teammate was coming up to catch them.

    2009 Tour de France: Stages have Armstrong legacy

  • Meanwhile, the country – the Paris magazine describes it scrupulously as Grande Bretagne, though Amis is happier with Angleterre – is infused with "moral decrepitude".

    Cursing one's homeland before fleeing overseas, Martin Amis, is a cliche

  • Yes, great celtic "cousinage" between the Welsh and les Bretons de Bretagne!

    poireau - French Word-A-Day


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