Cherbourg

noun a port town in northwestern France on the English Channel; site of a naval base
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Cherbourg

Cherbourg (sherbOOr') , city (1990 pop. 28,773), Manche dept., NW France, in Normandy, on the English Channel, at the tip of the Cotentin peninsula. It is a naval base and seaport, and a major industrial center where submarines, oil tankers and platforms, electronics, and metals are manufactured...
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Cherbourg

French port and naval station at the northern end of the Cotentin peninsula, in Manche département; population (1999) 25,300, conurbation 89,700. There is an institute for studies in nuclear warfare, and the town's dry-docks house some of the largest shipbuilding yards in France. Other industries include the manu...
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Cherbourg

naval station, fortified town, and seaport in Manche département, Basse-Normandie région, northwestern France. It lies along the English Channel, ... [1 related articles]
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