from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- 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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- proper n. A region in North West France.
- proper n. A female given name popular in the United States in the 1980s and 1990s. By folk etymology sometimes taken to mean "Britain".
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a former province of northwestern France on a peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay
"We want them to go away thinking maybe 'I had no idea that he also made that wonderful work in Brittany, or that he kept a startling journal, or created those amazing ceramics.'"
She is excited too, though, of course, by the sudden flash of orange on the corner of a painting made in Brittany that prefigures his gorgeous, haunted Tahitian palette, or by the insistent presence, on a table, of Gauguin's own beer mug, a sturdy Scandinavian vessel that looks like it holds three pints, and which features in a curious and estranging portrait of his sleeping daughter.
It is famed for being an important historic city in Brittany and being the birthplace of Jules Verne.
Brittany is second from the end on the right and with her, from left to right, are Callia, Theresa, Alison, Jodi, Julie, and Hannah — - a scary, evil-looking crew, if ever I saw one!
Brittany is counter-suing the RIAA, its members, and the individuals who organized its litigation campaign, KAD says, continuing »»»
It was an effort to keep his mind on what Grissom was telling him, about his daughter taking the name of Brittany La Monte, and what a good person she was.
I met my share of vieilles dames while living in Brittany who whispered to me never-to-be-forgotten stories of their lives sous la botte Nazi during the occupation.
Are they suggesting that Brittany is that much better of a musician than those two?
In France, the oyster beaches at Cancale in Brittany have been supplying Paris since the court of Francis I in the 16th century.
The original referred to Valduc in Brittany and French Rafaele warplanes.