from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A region of extreme southwest England on a peninsula bounded by the Atlantic Ocean and English Channel. Its tin and copper mines were known to ancient Greek traders.
- A city of southeast Ontario, Canada, on the St. Lawrence River and the New York border southeast of Ottawa. It is a manufacturing center. Population: 46,000.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A maritime county of England, forming its south-western extremity, bordered by Devon in the east.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a hilly county in southwestern England
Latin cornovii ("peninsula people") + German walh ("stranger or foreigner") (Wiktionary)