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Cymry

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The Welsh name for the Welsh.

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Cymry

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The Welsh name for the Welsh.

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Cymry

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 7 words.

the Welsh name for the Welsh.

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Colofn Cymry

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 11 words.

[W, the pillar of Wales/Cambria].

An epithet of Caradog.

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Cambria

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 11 words.

The ancient name of Wales, the land of the Cymry.

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Cambria

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The Latin name for Wales, a variant of Cumbria, from Welsh Cymry.

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Cumberland

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 17 words.

(historical county). Cumbra land 945. ‘Region of the Cymry or Cumbrian Britons’. OE *Cumbre + land.

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Cambria

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 13 words.

the Latin name for Wales, a variant of Cumbria, from Welsh Cymry.

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Prichard, Rhys (1579–1644)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 14 words.

(1579–1644),

versifier: b. and lives at Llandovery. Cannwyll y Cymry 1681.

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Cymru

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Modern Welsh name for the principality or nation of Wales. In earlier tradition it was Cymry, anglicized as Kymry; but in Modern Welsh Cymry denotes the Welsh people. The Welsh language is...

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Cumbrae

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 40 words.

Cumberays 1264. ‘Island of the Cymry’. OScand. ey. Great Cumbrae and Little Cumbrae are probably named after the Welsh

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Cumbria

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 24 words.

(new county). Cumbria 8th cent. ‘Territory of the Cymry or Cumbrian Britons’. A Latinization of the OE tribal name *

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Cambrian Mountains

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 22 words.

‘Mountains of Cambria’. Cambria, the Roman name for Wales, came from the people's name for themselves, Modern Welsh Cymry

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Cymru

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 34 words.

Modern Welsh name for the principality or nation of Wales. In earlier tradition it was Cymry, anglicized as Kymry; but

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Cymric

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 19 words.

pert. to the Welsh or their language. XIX. f. W. Cymru Wales, Cymry the Welsh, CUMBRIAN; see -IC.

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Cumbrian

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 48 words.

pert. to Cumberland or to the ancient British kingdom of Cumbria. XVIII. f. medL. Cumbria, f. W. Cymry (

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Rhys Prichard

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(1579–1644), versifier: b. and lives at Llandovery. Cannwyll y Cymry 1681 .

From The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain and Ireland in Oxford Reference.

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Cambrian Mountains (Wales/UK)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 30 words.

A Roman name meaning now ‘Welsh Mountains’ from the Roman name for Wales, Cambria, which was derived from the people’s name for themselves: in modern Welsh, Cymry....

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Camber

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

According to legend one of the sons of Brutus (see Brut). Camber is supposed to have given his name to Cambria (Wales) which is a Latinized derivative of Cymry (Welshmen).

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indigenous peoples

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Those peoples and nations that have a historical continuity with pre-invasion and pre-colonial societies that developed on their territories and consider themselves distinct from other...

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indigenous peoples

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Law

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 106 words.

Those peoples and nations that have a historical continuity with pre-invasion and pre-colonial societies that developed on their territories and consider themselves distinct from other...

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