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

  • A town of northwest France northwest of Nantes on the Gulf of Saint-Malo, an inlet of the English Channel. Founded on the site of a 6th-century A.D. monastery, it was a base for French pirates in the 17th and 18th centuries. Population: 50,000.

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  • proper n. A walled port city on the north coast of Brittany, France.


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  • Saint-Malo, which is built right on the ocean and is enclosed by ramparts, looks like a crown of stones, the gems of which are the machicolations.

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  • We like to spend our time in Dinard and Saint-Malo.

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  • Just 22 miles from the ferry port of Saint-Malo, it is set in the grounds of a chateau, and has a fantastic choice of accommodation.

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  • Vendée, one of the best areas in France for a family holiday, is just four hours' drive from the ferry ports of Saint-Malo and Cherbourg and this peaceful site is within easy reach of the area's best attractions.

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  • July 7 — Third Stage, Saint-Malo — Nantes, flat, 208 (129.2) (Samuel Dumoulin, France; Romain Feillu, France)

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  • Monday's Stage 3 takes cyclists on another flat ride in Brittany, a 129. 2-mile course from the walled coastal town of Saint-Malo to Nantes on the Atlantic coast.

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  • It was sighted by a commercial Spanish ship named '' León '' operating out of Saint-Malo on 28 June or 29 June 1756.

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  • As a sort of marginalia to our counter Aquatics Complex, this tide pool in Saint-Malo, Brittany, France, during low tide.

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  • D'y penser j'avais le coeur gros en doublant les feux de Saint-Malo.

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  • When the wind turned fair, they went aboard and sailed east to Saint-Malo.

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