from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northwest France on an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. Its large landlocked harbor was built in 1631 by Cardinal Richelieu as a military base and arsenal. Population: 145,000.
- A city of southwest Belarus on the Bug River near the Polish border. The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, a separate peace treaty between Russia and the German coalition in World War I, was signed here on March 3, 1918. Population: 300,000.
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- proper n. A port city in Brittany, France.
- proper n. A city in Belarus, on the border with Poland.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- for Bursteth.
- n. A torus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete spelling of breast.
- n. In architecture, a torus.
- n. An obsolete variant of burst.
- A simplified spelling of breast.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a port city in northwestern France (in Brittany); the chief naval station of France
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