from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Of or relating to Armorica or its people, language, or culture.
- noun A native or inhabitant of Armorica.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to ancient Armorica, the region in the western extremity of France now called Bretagne or Brittany. See
- noun The language of the inhabitants of lower Brittany, one of the Celtic dialects which have remained to the present time.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Of or pertaining to the northwestern part of France (formerly called
Armorica, now Bretagne or Brittany), or to its people.
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- adjective Relating to
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Next in order come the so-called Armoric collections of
"Lives" of the Saint have narrated on this subject, and given our reasons for accepting the Armoric theory as the most reasonable solution of the problem, it will be advisable to give a brief summary of the arguments brought forward to prove that St. Patrick was an
In the Armoric dialect of the Celtic also, _heol_ means
It was used by Probus, who undoubtedly referred to Armoric
Oxford, while travelling in France, became possessed of a book written in the British or Armoric language, which treated of the history of kings of Britain, and was undoubtedly even at that time of considerable antiquity.
Saint represents himself as a native of Britain; and even Probus, who is credited with believing that St. Patrick was a native of Armoric
Kilpatrick, the Continental Breviaries, as Colgan freely admits, are equally positive that he was a native of Armoric Gaul.
O'Sullivan, Keating, Lanigan, and many French writers contend that he was a native of Armoric Gaul, or Britain in
Armoric Britons of Gaul, or Letavia, who had no existence then at so early a date.
So Lenorme had to tell him the old Armoric tale which Tennyson has since rendered so lovelily, for, amongst artists at least, he was one of the earlier borrowers in the British legends.