Definition of Brest in English:


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Pronunciation: /brɛst
, bʀɛst/
1A port and naval base on the Atlantic coast of Brittany, in NW France; population 148,316 (2006).
2A river port and industrial city in Belarus, situated close to the border with Poland; population 318,000 (est. 2009). The peace treaty between Germany and Russia was signed there in March 1918. Former name (until 1921) Brest-Litovsk. Polish name Brześć nad Bugiem.

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