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Bren

type of machine gun used by the British army in World War II, 1937, short for Bren gun, coined from first letters of Brno, Czechoslovakia, and Enfield, near London. The patent was purchased in Brno, and the gun was manufactured in Enfield.

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Definitions of Bren

Bren (n.)
a submachine gun operated by gas pressure; used by the British in World War II;
Synonyms: Bren gun
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