Cymry

Cymry

[kim-ree]
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.
Also, Kymry.


Origin:
< 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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Cymry or Kymry (ˈkɪmrɪ)
 
n
1.  See Brythonic the Brythonic branch of the Celtic people, comprising the present-day Welsh, Cornish, and Bretons
2.  the Welsh people
 
[Welsh: the Welsh]
 
Kymry or Kymry
 
n
 
[Welsh: the Welsh]

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