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Brittany

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noun Brit·ta·ny \ˈbri-tə-nē\

Definition of Brittany

plural Brittanys also Brittanies

  1. :  any of a breed of medium-sized pointers of French origin that resemble the spaniels in appearance —called also Brittany spaniel



Origin of brittany

Brittany, region in France


First Known Use: 1967


Brittany

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geographical name Brit·ta·ny \ˈbri-tə-nē\

Definition of Brittany

  1. region & former province NW France SW of Normandy



Variants of brittany

or French Bre·tagne play \brə-ˈtänʸ\

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