Brittany

[brit-n-ee]
noun
a region in NW France, on a peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay: a former duchy and province.
French Bretagne.
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Brittany1 (ˈbrɪtənɪ)
 
n
Breton name: Breiz, French name: Bretagne a region of NW France, the peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay: settled by Celtic refugees from Wales and Cornwall during the Anglo-Saxon invasions; disputed between England and France until 1364Related: Breton
 
Related: Breton

Brittany2
 
n , pl -nies
a medium-sized strongly-built variety of retriever with a slightly wavy coat usu. in tan and white, liver and white, or black and white

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Brittany
Fr. Bretagne, named for 5c. refugees from the Anglo-Saxon invasion of Britain who crossed the channel and settled there (see Britain). The Little Britain of old, contrasted with the Great Britain. As a name for girls, almost unknown in U.S. before 1970, then a top-10 name
for babies born between 1986 and 1995.
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