From Middle English cornwale, cornwaile, from Old English Cornwealas (“Cornwall, inhabitants of Cornwall”), from Proto-Celtic *karnos (“horn”) (compare horn) + Old English wealh (“stranger, foreigner”). Compare Wales/Welsh, Walloon, Gaul.
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɔː(ɹ)n.wəl/
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- (US) IPA(key): /ˈkɔɹn.wɔl/, IPA(key): /ˈkɔrn.wɑl/ (with caught-cot merger)
- Hyphenation: Corn‧wall
- Rhymes: -ɑl
- A maritime county of England; forming its south-western extremity, bordered by Devon in the east.
- The country of the Cornish, currently having the status of a royal duchy in England, consisting at least of the Cornwall County and the Isles of Scilly.
- The westernmost of the three historical counties of Jamaica, bordered by the county of Middlesex in the east; named for the English county.
- A city in Ontario.
- A town in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
- A town in Connecticut.
- A town in Orange County, New York.
- A borough in Pennsylvania.
- A town in Vermont.
- A surname.