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Lorient

[law-ryahn] /lɔˈryɑ̃/
noun
1.
a seaport in NW France, on the Bay of Biscay.
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Lorient

/French lɔrjɑ̃/
noun
1.
a port in W France, on the Bay of Biscay. Pop: 59 189 (1999)
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maritime town, Morbihan departement, Bretagne region, western France, southeast of Quimper, and west-southwest of Paris, situated on the right bank of the Scorff River at its confluence with the Blavet on the Bay of Biscay. Almost completely destroyed by bombing in 1944, the town was rebuilt after World War II.

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