Brittany meaning

brə-tänyə
A historical region and former province of northwest France on a peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay. It was settled c. 500 by Britons driven out of their homeland by the Anglo-Saxons. The region was formally incorporated into France in 1532.
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A feminine name.
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(place) Metropolitan region of NW France, occupying a peninsula between the English Channel & the Bay of Biscay: 10,505 sq mi (27,208 sq km); chief city, Rennes.
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A region in north-west France. [from 15th c.]
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A female given name popular in the United States in the 1980s and 1990s.
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Origin of brittany

  • From Latin Brittania, presumably from Celtic. Compare Britain.

    From Wiktionary