Brest

Brest, a strongly-fortified naval station in the extreme NW. of France; one of the chief naval stations in France, with a magnificent harbour, and one of the safest, first made a marine arsenal by Richelieu; has large shipbuilding yards and arsenal; its industries are chiefly related to naval equipment, with leather, waxcloth, and paper manufactures.

Population (circa 1900) given as 76,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Bressay * Bréton, Jules Adolphe
Brendan, St.
Brenner Pass
Brennus
Brenta
Brentano, Clemens
Brentford
Brenz, Johann
Brescia
Breslau
Bressay
Brest
Bréton, Jules Adolphe
Breton de los Herreros
Breteuil, Baron de
Brethren of the Common Life
Bretschneider, Henry Gottfried von
Bretschneider, Karl Gottlieb
Bretwalda
Breughel
Brevet`
Breviary

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Anson, George
Boscawen, Right Hon. Edward
Brett, Sir Piercy, Knt
Byng, George
Cassini De Thury, Cæsar-François
Collingwood, Cuthbert, Lord
Delfau, Francis
Deslandes, Andrew Francis Boltreau
Fitzwilliam, William
Frobisher, Sir Martin
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