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Cymry

or Kym·ry

[ kim-ree ]
/ ˈkɪm ri /
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noun (used with a plural verb)
the Welsh, or the branch of the Celtic people to which the Welsh belong, comprising also the Cornish people and the Bretons.
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Origin of Cymry

<Welsh Cymry Welshmen, plural of Cymro<British Celtic *combrogos, presumably “fellow countryman,” equivalent to *com- (cognate with Latin com-com-) + *-brogos, derivative of *brogā>Welsh, Cornish, Breton bro country, district; compare Allobrogēs a Gaulish tribe, Old Irish mruig piece of inhabited or cultivated land
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British Dictionary definitions for Cymry

Cymry

Kymry

/ (ˈkɪmrɪ) /

noun the Cymry (functioning as plural)
the Brythonic branch of the Celtic people, comprising the present-day Welsh, Cornish, and BretonsSee Brythonic
the Welsh people

Word Origin for Cymry

Welsh: the Welsh
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