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Armorican

or Ar·mor·ic

[ahr-mawr-i-kuh n or ahr-mawr-ik; -mor-]
adjective
  1. of or relating to Armorica.
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noun
  1. a native of Armorica.
  2. Breton2(def 2).
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Origin of Armorican

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Historical Examples of armorican

  • Page 128, "Armonican" changed to "Armorican" for consistency.

    Traditions and Hearthside Stories of West Cornwall, Second Series

    William Bottrell

  • The church was founded by an Armorican lady of rank named Canna, who was sainted.

    British Goblins

    Wirt Sikes

  • The Armorican ster, a river, seems to be the word most nearly concerned.

  • Here is the famous "Marlborough Bucket," said to be of Armorican origin.

  • Let us now examine whether the Armorican sense is capable of giving a perfect meaning to both lines?


British Dictionary definitions for armorican

Armorican

noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Armorica (an ancient name for Brittany)
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adjective
  1. of or relating to Armorica
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