follow Dictionary.com

How Well Do You Know English Slang?

Armorica

[ahr-mawr-i-kuh, -mor-] /ɑrˈmɔr ɪ kə, -ˈmɒr-/
noun
1.
an ancient region in NW France, corresponding generally to Brittany.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for Armorica

Armorica

/ɑːˈmɒrɪkə/
noun
1.
an ancient name for Brittany
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for Armorica

ancient name for Brittany, from Gallo-Romance Are-mor-ica, literally "before the sea," with a Celtic prefix meaning "before" (cf. Old Irish ar) + mare "sea" (see mere (n.)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Armorica

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Armorica

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for armorica