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brant

[brant] /brænt/
noun, plural brants (especially collectively) brant.
1.
any of several species of small, dark-colored geese of the genus Branta, especially B. bernicla, breeding in high northern latitudes and migrating south in the autumn.
Also called brant goose; especially British, brent, brent goose.
Origin
1535-1545
1535-45; short for brantgoose, brentgoose; akin to Old Norse brandgās, German Brandgans

brent

[brent] /brɛnt/
noun, Chiefly British
1.
Also called brent goose.
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British Dictionary definitions for brent goose

brent goose

/brɛnt/
noun
1.
a small goose, Branta bernicla, that has a dark grey plumage and short neck and occurs in most northern coastal regions Also called brent, (esp US and Canadian) brant
Word Origin
C16: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse brandgās sheldrake

brant

/brænt/
noun (pl) brants, brant
1.
(US & Canadian) a small goose, Branta bernicla, that has a dark grey plumage and short neck and occurs in most northern coastal regions Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) brent goose

Brent

/brɛnt/
noun
1.
a borough of NW Greater London. Pop: 267 800 (2003 est). Area: 44 sq km (17 sq miles)
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brant

(Branta bernicla), water bird that resembles small, short-necked forms of the Canada goose but is much darker and, though black-necked and black-headed, lacks white cheeks; instead it has a more or less extensive narrow white neck ring and is "bibbed" like the barnacle goose. It breeds in the Arctic and winters southward into Eurasia and North America. See also barnacle goose.

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Brent

outer borough of London, on the northwestern perimeter of the metropolis. It is part of the historic county of Middlesex. Edgware Road, on the line of the Roman Watling Street, forms its eastern margin. The borough includes such areas as (roughly from north to south) Queensbury, Kenton, Preston, Kingsbury, Neasden, Sudbury (in part), Wembley, Cricklewood, Willesden Green, Stonebridge, Willesden, Alperton, Brondesbury, Kilburn, Harlesden (in part), and Kensal Green. Brent was formed in 1965 by the amalgamation of Wembley and Willesden (both in the former Middlesex county). It is named for the small River Brent, a tributary of the River Thames that formed the boundary between the former boroughs of Wembley and Willesden. Within the borough are Victorian and later residential suburbs, industrial areas, office centres, and immense tracts of railway land

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