Ushant [uhsh-uh nt] Examples noun

  1. an island off the NW coast of France: naval battles 1778, 1794. 4½ miles (7 km) long.

French Ouessant. Examples from the Web for ushant Historical Examples of ushant

  • On the voyage they had agreed that, when they came to Ushant, they would be guided by the wind.

    No Surrender!

    G. A. Henty

  • The voyage to Ushant was accomplished without any adventure.

    No Surrender!

    G. A. Henty

  • We sailed at the end of May from Spithead, for a cruise off Ushant.

    Will Weatherhelm

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • He sighted the French to windward on the 28th, about 400 miles west of Ushant.

    The Political History of England – Vol. X.

    William Hunt

  • “We can’t see the Ushant light,” Hilda remarked, looking ahead.

    Hilda Wade

    Grant Allen

  • British Dictionary definitions for ushant Ushant noun

    1. an island off the NW coast of France, at the tip of Brittany: scene of naval battles in 1778 and 1794 between France and Britain. Area: about 16 sq km (6 sq miles)French name: Ouessant
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