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Côtes-du-Nord

CÔTES-DU NORD  See Côtes-d’Armor .

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Côtes-d’Armor

#517605479 / gettyimages.com CÔTES-D’ARMOR  The Département des Côtes-d’Armor (22) is in northwestern France and was called CÔTES-DU-NORD until 1991. It was formed from northern Brittany in 1790.  Armor is an old Celtic name for the coastlands of Brittany and Normandy, … Continue reading

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Bretagne

BRETAGNE French name of BRITTANY.  Since 1960 it has been an administrative Region, consisting of the Departments of Côtes d’Armor (formerly Côtes-du-Nord), Finistère, Ille-et-Vilaine, and Morbihan, but not Loire-Atlantique, which includes part of the old Duchy, including the great city … Continue reading

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Armorica

ARMORICA Roman name for the region later called Brittany, from a Gaulish word, Armor, meaning land facing the sea, a name which also extended along the Channel coast beyond Brittany. .  The inland of Brittany was known as Arcoet, the … Continue reading

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