from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Edwin 585?-633. King of Northumbria (617-633) who ruled as far north as Edinburgh and was converted to Christianity (627).
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- proper n. A male given name.
- proper n. Edwin of Northumbria.
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- n. king of Northumbria who was converted to Christianity (585-633)
From Old English Eadwine, from ead, "rich, blessed" + wine, "friend". Akin to Old Norse Auðun, Norwegian Audun, and the Lombard king's name Audoin. (Wiktionary)