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Brest, France

Index Brest, France

Brest is a city in the Finistère département in Brittany. [1]

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Académie de Marine

The Royal Naval Academy of France (L'Académie royale de marine) was founded at Brest by a ruling of 31 July 1752 by Antoine Louis de Rouillé, comte de Jouy, Secretary of State for the Navy.

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Admiral

Admiral is one of the highest ranks in some navies, and in many navies is the highest rank.

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Air France

Air France (formally Société Air France, S.A.), stylized as AIRFRANCE, is the French flag carrier headquartered in Tremblay-en-France.

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Aircraft carrier

An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft.

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Alain Robbe-Grillet

Alain Robbe-Grillet (18 August 1922 – 18 February 2008) was a French writer and filmmaker.

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Amédée-François Frézier

Amédée-François Frézier (1682 – October 26, 1773) was a French military engineer, mathematician, spy, and explorer who is best remembered for bringing back five specimens of Fragaria chiloensis, the beach strawberry, from an assignment in South America, thus introducing this New World fruit to the Old.

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Anne of Brittany

Anne of Brittany (25/26 January 1477 – 9 January 1514) was Duchess of Brittany from 1488 until her death, and queen consort of France from 1491 to 1498 and from 1499 to her death.

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Archaeology

Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of humanactivity through the recovery and analysis of material culture.

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Argentina

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.

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Armistice of 11 November 1918

The Armistice of 11 November 1918 was the armistice that ended fighting on land, sea and air in World War I between the Allies and their last opponent, Germany.

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École nationale d'ingénieurs de Brest

The École nationale d'ingénieurs de Brest (ENIB) is a French grande école leading to the French “Diplôme d’Ingénieur” under the authority of the French Ministry of Education and Research.

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École nationale supérieure de techniques avancées Bretagne

The École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées de Bretagne (National Institute of Advanced Technologies of Brittany.) often referred as ENSTA Bretagne formerly ENSIETA is a French grande école of engineering.

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École nationale supérieure des télécommunications de Bretagne

Telecom Bretagne (formerly known as ENST Bretagne) is one of the top French public institutions of higher education and research (Grandes Écoles) of engineering in France, and a high standard research centre providing high level training in Information Technologies and telecommunications.

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École Navale

The École Navale is the French naval academy, in charge of the education of the officers of the French Navy.

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Île Longue

Île Longue (French for "Long Island") is a peninsula of the roadstead of Brest in the department of Finistère in the Brittany region.

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Ballistic missile

A ballistic missile follows a ballistic trajectory to deliver one or more warheads on a predetermined target.

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Battle for Brest

The Battle for Brest was fought on the Western Front during World War II.

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Battle of Camaret

The Battle of Camaret was an amphibious landing at Camaret Bay on 18 June 1694 by the English and Dutch in an attempt to seize the French port of Brest and destroy part of the French fleet stationed there, as part of the Nine Years' War.

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Béatrice Dalle

Béatrice Dalle (born Béatrice Cabarrou) is a French actress.

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Béjaïa

Béjaïa (بِجَايَة, Bijayah; Bgayet, Bgayeth, ⴱⴳⴰⵢⴻⵜ), formerly Bougie and Bugia, is a Mediterranean port city on the Gulf of Béjaïa in Algeria; it is the capital of Béjaïa Province, Kabylia.

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Benoît Hamon

Benoît Hamon (born 26 June 1967) is a French politician and a former member of the Socialist Party (PS) and Party of European Socialists (PES).

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Botanical garden

A botanical garden or botanic gardenThe terms botanic and botanical and garden or gardens are used more-or-less interchangeably, although the word botanic is generally reserved for the earlier, more traditional gardens.

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Brest Arsenal

The Brest Arsenal (French - arsenal de Brest) is a collection of naval and military buildings located on the banks of the river Penfeld, in Brest, France.

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Brest Bretagne Airport

Brest Bretagne Airport (Aéroport de Brest Bretagne), formerly known as Brest Guipavas Airport, is an international airport serving Brest, France.

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Brest European Short Film Festival

The Brest European Short Film Festival (French: Festival européen du film court de Brest) is a film festival dedicated to short films, happening every year in Brest, in the Brittany region in France.

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Brest Métropole

Brest Métropole is the métropole, an intercommunal structure, centred on the city of Brest.

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Brest Naval Training Centre

The Brest Naval Training Centre (the Centre d'instruction naval de Brest, or CIN) is one of the main training centres for the French Navy.

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Brest tramway

The Brest tramway (Tramway de Brest) located in Brest, Brittany, France consists of a 28-stop, two-branch, line connecting Porte de Plouzané in the west with Porte de Gouesnou and Porte de Guipavas northeast of the city centre.

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Brest, Belarus

Brest (Брэст There is also the name "Berestye", but it is found only in the Old Russian language and Tarashkevich., Брест Brest, Берестя Berestia, בריסק Brisk), formerly Brest-Litoŭsk (Брэст-Лiтоўск) (Brest-on-the-Bug), is a city (population 340,141 in 2016) in Belarus at the border with Poland opposite the Polish city of Terespol, where the Bug and Mukhavets rivers meet.

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Breton language

Breton (brezhoneg or in Morbihan) is a Southwestern Brittonic Celtic language spoken in Brittany.

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Brittany

Brittany (Bretagne; Breizh, pronounced or; Gallo: Bertaèyn, pronounced) is a cultural region in the northwest of France, covering the western part of what was known as Armorica during the period of Roman occupation.

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Brittany (administrative region)

Brittany (Breizh, Bretagne) is one of the 18 regions of France.

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Bulk cargo

Bulk cargo is commodity cargo that is transported unpackaged in large quantities.

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Calvary at Plougastel-Daoulas

The Calvary of Plougastel-Daoulas in the arrondissement of Brest comprises a raised octagonal pedestal made from the yellow granite of Logonna-Dāaoulas, flanked by four thick arched buttresses.

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Canton of Brest-1

The canton of Brest-1 is an administrative division of the Finistère department, northwestern France.

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Canton of Brest-2

The canton of Brest-2 is an administrative division of the Finistère department, northwestern France.

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Canton of Brest-3

The canton of Brest-3 is an administrative division of the Finistère department, northwestern France.

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Canton of Brest-4

The canton of Brest-4 is an administrative division of the Finistère department, northwestern France.

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Canton of Brest-5

The canton of Brest-5 is an administrative division of the Finistère department, northwestern France.

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Cardinal Richelieu

Cardinal Armand Jean du Plessis, 1st Duke of Richelieu and Fronsac (9 September 15854 December 1642), commonly referred to as Cardinal Richelieu (Cardinal de Richelieu), was a French clergyman, nobleman, and statesman.

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Cádiz

Cádiz (see other pronunciations below) is a city and port in southwestern Spain.

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Celtic languages

The Celtic languages are a group of related languages descended from Proto-Celtic, or "Common Celtic"; a branch of the greater Indo-European language family.

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Channel Dash

The Channel Dash or Unternehmen Zerberus (Operation Cerberus) was a German naval operation during World War II.

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Charles-Alexandre Léon Durand Linois

Charles-Alexandre Léon Durand, Comte de Linois (27 January 1761 – 2 December 1848) was a French admiral during the time of Napoleon Bonaparte.

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Château de Brest

The Château de Brest is a castle in Brest, Finistère, France.

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Cider

Cider is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of apples.

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Claude of France

Claude of France (13 October 1499 – 20 July 1524) was a queen consort of France by marriage to Francis I. She was also ruling Duchess of Brittany from 1514.

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Coat of arms

A coat of arms is a heraldic visual design on an escutcheon (i.e., shield), surcoat, or tabard.

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College town

A college town or university town is a community (often a separate town or city, but in some cases a town/city neighborhood or a district) that is dominated by its university population.

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Communes of France

The commune is a level of administrative division in the French Republic.

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Communes of the Finistère department

The following is a list of the 279 communes of the Finistère department of France.

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Conservatoire botanique national de Brest

The Conservatoire botanique national de Brest (32 hectares) is a notable botanical garden located at 52 Allée du Bot, Brest, Finistère, in the region of Brittany, France.

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Constanța

Constanța (Κωνστάντζα or Κωνστάντια, Konstantia, Кюстенджа or Констанца, Köstence), historically known as Tomis (Τόμις), is the oldest continuously inhabited city in Romania.

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Crêpe bretonne

The Crêpe bretonne is a traditional dish in Lower Brittany.

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Dún Laoghaire

Dún Laoghaire is a suburban coastal town in County Dublin, Ireland, about 12 km (7.5 miles) south of Dublin city centre.

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Deindustrialization

Deindustrialization or deindustrialisation is a process of social and economic change caused by the removal or reduction of industrial capacity or activity in a country or region, especially heavy industry or manufacturing industry.

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Denver

Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.

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Deutsche Mark

The Deutsche Mark ("German mark"), abbreviated "DM" or, was the official currency of West Germany from 1948 until 1990 and later the unified Germany from 1990 until 2002.

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Dinghy

A dinghy (or dingey) is a type of small boat, often carried or towed for use as a lifeboat by a larger vessel.

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Diorama

The word diorama can either refer to a 19th-century mobile theatre device, or, in modern usage, a three-dimensional full-size or miniature model, sometimes enclosed in a glass showcase for a museum.

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Diwan (school)

Diwan (pronounced; "seed" in Breton) is a federation of Breton-medium schools in Brittany.

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Endangered species

An endangered species is a species which has been categorized as very likely to become extinct.

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ESC Bretagne Brest

École Supérieure de Commerce Bretagne Brest (ESC Bretagne Brest), also called The Graduate school of Management of Brittany, France, is a French business School in the city of Brest in northwestern France.

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Ethnography

Ethnography (from Greek ἔθνος ethnos "folk, people, nation" and γράφω grapho "I write") is the systematic study of people and cultures.

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Finistère

Finistère (Penn-ar-Bed) is a department of France in the extreme west of Brittany.

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Flag of Brittany

The flag of Brittany is called the Gwenn-ha-du, pronounced, which means white and black in Breton.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Francis I of France

Francis I (François Ier) (12 September 1494 – 31 March 1547) was the first King of France from the Angoulême branch of the House of Valois, reigning from 1515 until his death.

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French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle

Charles de Gaulle is the flagship of the French Navy (Marine Nationale).

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French Navy

The French Navy (Marine Nationale), informally "La Royale", is the maritime arm of the French Armed Forces.

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French Revolution

The French Revolution (Révolution française) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies that lasted from 1789 until 1799.

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Gare de Brest

Gare de Brest is the railway station serving Brest, France.

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Gare de Rennes

Rennes railway station is situated in the town centre of Rennes, France.

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Gare Montparnasse

The Gare Montparnasse (Montparnasse Station), officially Paris-Montparnasse, is one of the six large Paris railway termini, in the 14th and 15th arrondissements of Paris.

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Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu

Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu, in religion Father Louis of the Trinity, O.C.D. (7 August 1889 – 7 September 1964), was a Discalced Carmelite friar and priest, who was also a diplomat and French Navy officer and admiral; he became one of the major personalities of the Forces navales françaises libres.

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German battleship Gneisenau

Gneisenau was a German capital ship, alternatively described as a battleship and battlecruiser, of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine.

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German battleship Scharnhorst

Scharnhorst was a German capital ship, alternatively described as a battleship and battlecruiser, of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine.

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German cruiser Prinz Eugen

Prinz Eugen was an heavy cruiser, the third member of the class of five vessels.

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Gonzalo Higuaín

Gonzalo Gerardo Higuaín (born 10 December 1987) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a striker for Italian club Juventus and the Argentina national team.

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Grandes écoles

The Grandes Écoles (literally in French "Great Schools") of France are higher education establishments that are outside the main framework of the French public university system.

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Granite

Granite is a common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture.

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Grotto

A grotto (Italian grotta and French grotte) is a natural or artificial cave used by humans in both modern times and antiquity, and historically or prehistorically.

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Guinea

Guinea, officially the Republic of Guinea (République de Guinée), is a country on the western coast of Africa.

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HOP!

Société HOP! is the brand name of the regional flights operated by subsidiaries of Air France.

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IFREMER

The Institut français de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer (IFREMER; French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea) is an oceanographic institution in France.

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Institut supérieur de l'électronique et du numérique

The Institut supérieur de l'électronique et du numérique (ISEN; Higher Institute for Electronics and Digital Training) is a group composed of four French grandes écoles (higher education establishments).

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Intermodal container

An intermodal container is a large standardized shipping container, designed and built for intermodal freight transport, meaning these containers can be used across different modes of transport – from ship to rail to truck – without unloading and reloading their cargo.

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Invasion of Normandy

The Western Allies of World War II launched the largest amphibious invasion in history when they assaulted Normandy, located on the northern coast of France, on 6 June 1944.

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Jardin botanique de l'Hôpital d'Instruction des Armées Clermont-Tonnerre

The Jardin botanique de l'Hôpital d'Instruction des Armées Clermont-Tonnerre (Botanical Garden of the Teaching Hospital of the Clermont-Tonnerre Armies) is a botanical garden located on the grounds of the Hôpital d'Instruction des Armées Clermont-Tonnerre at Rue du Colonel Fonferrier, Brest, Finistère, in the region of Brittany, France.

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Jean Cras

Jean Émile Paul Cras (22 May 1879 – 14 September 1932) was a 20th-century French composer and career naval officer.

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Jean Loysel

Auguste Georges Schmutz, called Jean Loysel, (23 October 1889 – 29 December 1962) was a 20th-century French composer and lyricist.

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Jean-Baptiste Colbert

Jean-Baptiste Colbert (29 August 1619 – 6 September 1683) was a French politician who served as the Minister of Finances of France from 1665 to 1683 under the rule of King Louis XIV.

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Jean-Michel Huon de Kermadec

Jean-Michel Huon de Kermadec (Bohars, Finistère, France, 12 September 1748–Balade, New Caledonia, 6 May 1793) was an 18th-century French navigator.

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John Berkeley, 3rd Baron Berkeley of Stratton

John Berkeley, 3rd Baron Berkeley of Stratton (1663 – 27 February 1697) was an English admiral, of the Bruton branch of the Berkeley family.

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John I, Duke of Brittany

John I (Yann, Jean; c. 1217/18 – 8 October 1286), known as John the Red due to the colour of his beard, was Duke of Brittany from 1221 to his death and 2nd Earl of Richmond in 1268.

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John IV, Duke of Brittany

John IV the Conqueror KG (in Breton Yann IV, in French Jean IV, and traditionally in English sources both John of Montfort and John V) (1339 – 1 November 1399) was Duke of Brittany and Count of Montfort from 1345 until his death and 7th Earl of Richmond from 1372 until his death.

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Kanagawa Prefecture

is a prefecture located in Kantō region of Japan.

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Kantō region

The is a geographical area of Honshu, the largest island of Japan.

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Kiel

Kiel is the capital and most populous city in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein, with a population of 249,023 (2016).

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Languages of France

Of the languages of France, the national language, French, is the only official language according to the second article of the French Constitution, and its standardized variant is by far the most widely spoken.

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Lanvéoc

Lanvéoc is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

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Larsen Touré

Larsen Touré (born July 7, 1984 in Brest, France) is a French-born Guinean footballer who plays for US Choisy au Bac.

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Laury Thilleman

Laury Thilleman (born 30 July 1991) is a French journalist, model, TV Host, actress and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss France 2011 on 4 December 2010.

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Léon Moreau

Léon Moreau (13 July 1870 – 11 April 1946) was a French/Breton composer, winner of the second prize for composition in the Prix de Rome of 1899.

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Ligue 2

Ligue 2, also known as Domino's Ligue 2 due to sponsorship by Domino's Pizza, is a French professional football league.

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Ligue Magnus

Ligue Magnus is the current name for the top men's division of the French ice hockey pyramid, established in 1906.

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List of communes in France with over 20,000 inhabitants (2006 census)

Below is a list of communes in France (overseas departments included) with a population over 20,000 at the 2006 census.

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List of French monarchs

The monarchs of the Kingdom of France and its predecessors (and successor monarchies) ruled from the establishment of the Kingdom of the Franks in 486 until the fall of the Second French Empire in 1870, with several interruptions.

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List of rulers of Brittany

This is a list of rulers of the Duchy of Brittany.

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Louis XIV of France

Louis XIV (Louis Dieudonné; 5 September 16381 September 1715), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (Roi Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who reigned as King of France from 1643 until his death in 1715.

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Lower Brittany

Lower Brittany (Breizh-Izel; Basse-Bretagne) denotes the parts of Brittany west of Ploërmel, where the Breton language has been traditionally spoken, and where the culture associated with this language is most prolific.

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Lyon

Lyon (Liyon), is the third-largest city and second-largest urban area of France.

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Météo-France

Météo-France is the French national meteorological service.

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Middle Ages

In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Miossec

Christophe Miossec is a French singer and songwriter born in Brest, Brittany, France on December 24, 1964.

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Miss France 2011

Miss France 2011, the 64th Miss France pageant was held on 4 December 2010 at Zénith de Caen in Caen.

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Musée national de la Marine

The Musée national de la Marine (National Navy Museum) is a maritime museum located in the Palais de Chaillot, Trocadéro, in the 16th arrondissement of Paris.

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Nantes

Nantes (Gallo: Naunnt or Nantt) is a city in western France on the Loire River, from the Atlantic coast.

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Napoleon

Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.

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Napoleonic Wars

The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and usually led by the United Kingdom.

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National emblem of France

The French Republic currently uses two emblems.

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Natural history

Natural history is a domain of inquiry involving organisms including animals, fungi and plants in their environment; leaning more towards observational than experimental methods of study.

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Naval air station

A naval air station is a military air base, and consists of a permanent land-based operations locations for the military aviation division of the relevant branch of a navy (Naval aviation).

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Naval base

A naval base, navy base, or military port is a military base, where warships and naval ships are docked when they have no mission at sea or want to restock.

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Naval Group

Naval Group is a French industrial group specialised in naval defence and marine renewable energy.

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Naval Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service

The Naval Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service (Service hydrographique et océanographique de la Marine or SHOM) is a French public establishment of an administrative nature (établissement public à caractère administratif) administered by the Ministry of Defence.

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Navigator

A navigator is the person on board a ship or aircraft responsible for its navigation.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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Nice

Nice (Niçard Niça, classical norm, or Nissa, nonstandard,; Nizza; Νίκαια; Nicaea) is the fifth most populous city in France and the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes département.

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Nuclear weapon

A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).

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Oceanic climate

An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.

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Paris–Brest–Paris

Paris–Brest–Paris (PBP) is a long-distance cycling event.

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Penfeld

The Penfeld, Penfell in Breton, is a long French coastal river.

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Pierre Brice

Pierre-Louis Le Bris (6 February 1929 – 6 June 2015), known as Pierre Brice, was a French actor, best known as portraying fictional Apache-chief Winnetou in German films based on Karl May novels.

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Pierre Maille

Pierre Maille (b. 14 June 1947, Fréjus, Var) is a French politician.

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Plouzané

Plouzané is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

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Plymouth

Plymouth is a city situated on the south coast of Devon, England, approximately south-west of Exeter and west-south-west of London.

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Pont de Recouvrance

The Pont de Recouvrance is a vertical-lift bridge in Brest, France, across the river Penfeld.

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Prosper Garnot

Prosper Garnot (13 January 1794 – 8 October 1838) was a French surgeon and naturalist.

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Qingdao

Qingdao (also spelled Tsingtao) is a city in eastern Shandong Province on the east coast of China.

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Querelle

Querelle is a 1982 West German-French English-language drama film directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder and starring Brad Davis, adapted from French author Jean Genet's 1947 novel Querelle de Brest.

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Questel Fort

Questel Fort (Fort du Questel) is a redoubt in Brest.

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Quimper

Quimper (Breton: Kemper, Latin: Civitas Aquilonia or Corisopitum) is a commune and capital of the Finistère department of Brittany in northwestern France.

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Railway Gazette International

Railway Gazette International is a monthly business journal covering the railway, metro, light rail and tram industries worldwide.

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Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Rainer Werner Fassbinder (31 May 1945 – 10 June 1982) was a West German filmmaker, actor, playwright and theatre director, who was a catalyst of the New German Cinema movement.

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Recouvrance, Brest

Recouvrance is the section of the city of Brest, France on the right bank of the river Penfeld.

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Rennes

Rennes (Roazhon,; Gallo: Resnn) is a city in the east of Brittany in northwestern France at the confluence of the Ille and the Vilaine.

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Rigging

Rigging comprises the system of ropes, cables and chains, which support a sailing ship or sail boat's masts—standing rigging, including shrouds and stays—and which adjust the position of the vessel's sails and spars to which they are attached—the running rigging, including halyards, braces, sheets and vangs.

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Roadstead

A roadstead (or roads - the earlier form) is a body of water sheltered from rip currents, spring tides or ocean swell where ships can lie reasonably safely at anchor without dragging or snatching.

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Roadstead of Brest

The roadstead of Brest (rade de Brest) is a roadstead or bay located in the Finistère department in Brittany in northwestern France.

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Rue de Siam

The rue de Siam (or Siam Street) is the main arterial street of Brest.

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Saint-Nazaire

Saint-Nazaire (Gallo: Saint-Nazère/Saint-Nazaer) is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France, in traditional Brittany.

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Saponé, Burkina Faso

Saponé is a town in the Saponé Department of Bazèga Province in central Burkina Faso.

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Sébastien Flute

Sébastien Flute (born 25 March 1972 in Brest, Finistère) is a gold medal winning French archer.

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Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban

Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, Seigneur de Vauban and later Marquis de Vauban (1 May 163330 March 1707), commonly referred to as Vauban, was a French military engineer who rose in the service to the king and was commissioned as a Marshal of France.

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Seaplane

A seaplane is a powered fixed-wing aircraft capable of taking off and landing (alighting) on water.

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Short film

A short film is any motion picture not long enough to be considered a feature film.

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Shortbread

Shortbread is a Scottish biscuit traditionally made from one part white sugar, two parts butter, and three parts flour.

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Sister city

Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

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Socialist Party (France)

The Socialist Party (Parti socialiste, PS) is a social-democratic political party in France, and the largest party of the French centre-left.

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Stade Brestois 29

Stade Brestois 29 (commonly referred to as Stade Brest or simply Brest) is a French football club based in Brest.

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Submarine

A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.

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Submarine base

A submarine base is a military base that shelters submarines and their personnel.

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Subprefectures in France

In France, a subprefecture (sous-préfecture) is the administrative center of a departmental arrondissement that does not contain the prefecture for its department.

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Sun tanning

Sun tanning or simply tanning is the process whereby skin color is darkened or tanned.

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Surgery

Surgery (from the χειρουργική cheirourgikē (composed of χείρ, "hand", and ἔργον, "work"), via chirurgiae, meaning "hand work") is a medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a patient to investigate or treat a pathological condition such as a disease or injury, to help improve bodily function or appearance or to repair unwanted ruptured areas.

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Tall ship

A tall ship is a large, traditionally-rigged sailing vessel.

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Taranto

Taranto (early Tarento from Tarentum; Tarantino: Tarde; translit; label) is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy.

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Tertiary sector of the economy

The tertiary sector or service sector is the third of the three economic sectors of the three-sector theory.

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TGV

The TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse, "high-speed train") is France's intercity high-speed rail service, operated by the SNCF, the state-owned national rail operator.

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Toulon

Toulon (Provençal: Tolon (classical norm), Touloun (Mistralian norm)) is a city in southern France and a large military harbour on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base.

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Tour Tanguy

The Tour Tanguy, Bastille de Quilbignon or Tour de la Motte Tanguy is a medieval tower on a rocky motte beside the Penfeld river in Brest, France.

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Traou Mad

Traou Mad is a French delicacy produced in Pont-Aven, Brittany.

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U-boat

U-boat is an anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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University of Western Brittany

The University of Western Brittany (Université de Bretagne Occidentale, UBO) is a French university, located in Brest, in the Academy of Rennes.

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USS Nimitz

USS Nimitz (CVN-68) is a supercarrier of the United States Navy, and the lead ship of her class.

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Victor Segalen

Victor Segalen (14 January 1878 – 21 May 1919) was a French naval doctor, ethnographer, archeologist, writer, poet, explorer, art-theorist, linguist and literary critic.

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War reparations

War reparations are payments made after a war by the vanquished to the victors.

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West Germany

West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG; Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BRD) in the period between its creation on 23 May 1949 and German reunification on 3 October 1990.

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Wharf

A wharf, quay (also), staith or staithe is a structure on the shore of a harbor or on the bank of a river or canal where ships may dock to load and unload cargo or passengers.

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Windsurfing

Windsurfing is a surface water sport that combines elements of surfing and sailing.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Ya d'ar brezhoneg

Ya d'ar brezhoneg (Oui au breton, Yes to Breton) is a campaign started in the 21st century by the Ofis ar Brezhoneg ("Office of the Breton language") to promote and stimulate the use of the Breton language in daily life in Brittany, northwestern France.

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Yachting

Yachting refers to the use of recreational boats and ships called yachts for sporting purposes.

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Yann Tiersen

Yann Tiersen (born 23 June 1970) is a French musician and composer.

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Yokosuka, Kanagawa

is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

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2008 Tour de France

The 2008 Tour de France was the 95th running of the race.

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2018 Tour de France

The 2018 Tour de France will be the 105th edition of the Tour de France, one of cycling's three Grand Tours.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brest,_France

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