Cornwall

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɔː(ɹ)n.wəl/
  • (file)
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkɔɹn.wɔl/, IPA(key): /ˈkɔrn.wɑl/ (with caught-cot merger)
  • Hyphenation: Corn‧wall
  • Rhymes: -ɑl

Proper noun[edit]

Cornwall

  1. A maritime county of England; forming its south-western extremity, bordered by Devon in the east.
  2. 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.
  3. The westernmost of the three historical counties of Jamaica, bordered by the county of Middlesex in the east; named for the English county.
  4. A city in Ontario.
  5. A town in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
  6. A town in Connecticut.
  7. A town in Orange County, New York.
  8. A borough in Pennsylvania.
  9. A town in Vermont.
  10. A surname.

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Cornwall.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔrn.ʋɑl/
  • Hyphenation: Corn‧wall

Proper noun[edit]

Cornwall n

  1. Cornwall (a duchy and county of England, United Kingdom).
    Synonym: Cornwallis

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