Brest

geographical name
\ ˈbrest How to pronounce Brest (audio) \

Definition of Brest

1 or formerly Brest Litovsk \ li-​ˈtȯfsk How to pronounce Brest (audio) \ city on the Bug River in southwestern Belarus population 277,000
2 commune and port on the Atlantic in Brittany, northwestern France population 144,868

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“Brest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brest. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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