Brest: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (brest for 2 also Russ. bryest), [key]
— n.
  1. a seaport in the W extremity of France: German submarine base in World War II; surrendered to Allies September 1944. 172,176.
  2. Formerly,a city in SW Byelorussia (Belarus), on the Bug River: formerly in Poland; German-Russian peace treaty 1918. 238,000.
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