Saint-Malo, Gulf of
geographical name arm of English Channel NW France between Cotentin Peninsula & Brittany

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  • Saint-Malo — Saint Ma·lo (săɴ mə lōʹ) A town of northwest France northwest of Nantes on the Gulf of Saint Malo, an inlet of the English Channel. Founded on the site of a 6th century A.D. monastery, it was a base for French pirates in the 17th and 18th… …   Universalium

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  • Saint-Malo — geographical name city & port NW France in Brittany on island in Gulf of Saint Malo population 49,274 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • saint — saintless, adj. /saynt/, n. 1. any of certain persons of exceptional holiness of life, formally recognized as such by the Christian Church, esp. by canonization. 2. a person of great holiness, virtue, or benevolence. 3. a founder, sponsor, or… …   Universalium

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