- a sister of Bran: her son, by Matholwych, was killed by Evnissyen.
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Examples from the Web for branwen
She found Branwen about to enter the chamber, in which the chief lay, with a bandage.
Branwen felt that her only chance was to put a bold face on matters.
We need scarcely say that the search for Branwen proved fruitless.
Branwen pursed her lips into the form of an O and opened her eyes wide.
Branwen was a complete contrast to her friend in complexion.
Word Origin and History for branwen
fem. proper name, from Welsh bran "raven" + (g)wen "fair." Daughter of Llyr, she was one of the legendary heroines of Wales.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper