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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Wales during Roman times. The term is now used as a poetic appellation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Wales.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The ancient Latin name of Wales. It is used by modern poets.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria

Etymologies

From Latin, from Middle Welsh Cymry the Welsh, from British Celtic combrogos compatriot (Wiktionary)

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