from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northwest France north of Nantes. It was an important Gallo-Roman town and became capital of Brittany in 1196. Population: 210,000.

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  • proper n. A city in Brittany, France


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  • Am at the place where you have just met Jim in Rennes at the concert.

    une pièce montée

  • “Pulse of hope” was about someone (not Jim in Rennes) who I met last month and did not sleep with (read it again, did I say I did?) “Uncomplicated” is not intended to be patronising, and I would never use one person to get over another – I have to like someone, rather a lot, to be with them in that way.


  • Jim in Rennes left a year ago (and later changed his mind, but it was too late for me).


  • Last term Rennes were a steadfast unit, unlikely to concede goals in bursts but not clinical enough to finish teams off.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • Last term Rennes lost just once at home, this season they have already suffered losses at the Stade de la Route de Lorient to Auxerre and Valenciennes.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • Happy New Year to you, too, and to the hubby and Tadpole .. and as I read your book (which I enjoyed very much – good job!) over this past Christmas week, a happy holidays wish as well to Mr. Frog, who seems like such a good man and daddy (I loved how he was madder about Jim in Rennes hurting you by the breakup than he was about him “stealing” you away – to me that was the very defintion of love and friendship, as unlikely as it sounds.)

    hiatus interruptus

  • My research took me to a delightful town in the Pyrenees called Rennes-les-Bains, and, from there, into an investigation of my own family background.


  • Surrounding the Rennes was a pattern of encrypted markers, which, in turn, yielded conceptual topographic lines for sonic esoterically conceived geometric pattern.

    Shadow of the Sentinel

  • Other small cities suffer sporadic sprees of vandalism, which their perpetrators call "rodeos" -- Nancy, for instance, and Rennes, which is now patrolled by gardiens de nuit, a sort of French version of New York's Guardian Angels.

    The Crescent and the Tricolor

  • Douarnenez, Quimperlé, Brest and even to Rennes, which is forty miles away (a journey which he accomplished in four days, including going and coming).

    Over Strand and Field

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