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St. Brieuc

[san bree-œ] /sɛ̃ briˈœ/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of the Côtes-du-Nord, in W France.

Côtes-du-Nord

[koht-dy-nawr] /koʊt düˈnɔr/
noun
1.
a department in NW France. 2787 sq. mi. (7220 sq. km).
Capital: Saint-Brieuc.
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  • Merlet stated in 1675 that this variety was said to have been found originally in the forest of Quessoy near saint-brieuc.

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  • A fragment of them is preserved in the cathedral of saint-brieuc.

British Dictionary definitions for saint-brieuc

Saint-Brieuc

/French sɛ̃briø/
noun
1.
a market town in NW France, near the N coast of Brittany. Pop: 46 087 (1999)

Côtes-du-Nord

/French kotdynɔr/
noun
1.
the former name of Côtes-d'Armor
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