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Dieppe

Line breaks: Di¦eppe
Pronunciation: /dɪˈɛp
 
, djɛp/

Definition of Dieppe in English:

A channel port in northern France, from which ferries run to Newhaven and elsewhere; population 34,670 (2006). In August 1942 it was the scene of an unsuccessful amphibious raid by a joint force of British and Canadian troops to destroy the German-held port and airfield.

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Pronunciation: pərt
adjective
lively; cheerful