Brest meaning

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A city of northwest France on an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. Its large sheltered harbor was built in 1631 by Cardinal Richelieu as a naval base.
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A city of southwest Belarus on the Bug River near the Polish border. It was the site (1596) of a synod of Eastern Orthodox church leaders who broke with Constantinople and entered into communion with the Roman Catholic Church, thereby establishing the Eastern Catholic churches. The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, a separate peace treaty between Russia and the German coalition in World War I, was signed here on March 3, 1918.
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Seaport in W France, on the Atlantic.
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City in SW Belarus, on the Bug River: site of the signing of a separate peace treaty (March, 1918) between Russia & the Central Powers.
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Obsolete spelling of breast.
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A port city in Brittany, France.
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A city in Belarus, on the border with Poland.
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Origin of brest

  • From a Celtic word for "hill," see Scottish Gaelic bre.
    From Wiktionary