Brittany

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a former province of northwestern France on a peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay

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He was involved in the restoration efforts necessary because of the Amoco Cadiz, a crude oil tanker that ran aground off the coast of Brittany, France, in 1978.
We report a patient from the Netherlands who acquired hookworm-related cutaneous larva migrans while on a holiday in Brittany, France.
Antoine, from Saint Martin des Champs, Brittany, France, dropped out of university after one year to concentrate on poker.
Greenside, a writer and teacher, tells the story of his experience in a small village Brittany, France, after his then girlfriend convinced him spend a summer there.
Margaret Coe: Oil, Acrylic & Encaustic" features a number of Coe's landscapes and cityscapes done in Brittany, France, or that were inspired by her trips there.
She will say "au revoir" on July 31 to take up her new role in Brittany, France, where she will help friends run a guesthouse at their 39-acre farm.
By the early fifteenth century, the Lavals had lands in Brittany, France, Flanders, Italy, and eventually Aragon, but their biggest holdings remained Laval itself and Vitre: great border estates and castles situated between Brittany and France.
Born in Brittany, France, in 1798, at the age of twenty-five Anne-Therese Guerin entered a relatively new order of nuns, the Sisters of Providence, whose mission was to educate young girls and to care for the sick and the poor.
Chef Thierry a native of Brittany, France, has created new refined gastronomic dishes and menus for the Rotisserie Belvedere.
Francoise Dufayard lives and works in Rennes, Brittany, France.
Based in Brittany, France, LesSonia is known for its innovative use of marine, algae and plant products.
ARRIVING at our campsite in Brittany, France, you could be forgiven for thinking you had pitched up at the Asterix the Gaul theme park.
Invented by researchers Claude Berrou and Alain Glavieux of Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications (ENST) in Brittany, France, Turbo Codes have been adopted by both the third generation partnership program (3GPP) and 3GPP2 standards to enable higher network data capacity in CDMA systems.
The Salvatierra residential development, a 200-foot-long, four-story apartment complex in Rennes, Brittany, France, employed some ancient building techniques to produce a highly energy-efficient structure.
FLAG Atlantic-1, now under construction, will be a dual cable system connecting the East Coast of the United States, with nodes in the heart of New York to two landings in Europe - one in Brittany, France and the other in Cornwall, UK, with city nodes in Paris and London.