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But since it is so, I will myself ride and seek my lady Guenevere in the west country, where they say she has gone, and tarry you here, I entreat you, for fifteen days, and if I should not return take your ships and depart into your own country. '
The Book of Romance Andrew Lang 1878
yarb commented on the word west country
The southwestern portion of England, including the counties of Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset, and arguably Wiltshire. Famous for cider and unabashed yokelism.
January 15, 2008