Engeland

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Netherlands)
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  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ.ŋəˌlɑnt/
  • Hyphenation: En‧ge‧land
  • Rhymes: -ɑnt

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch engelant.

Proper noun[edit]

Engeland n

  1. England.
  2. (loosely) Great Britain or the United Kingdom.
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Descendants[edit]
  • Arawak: Engelanta
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Etymology 2[edit]

  • (Drenthe) First attested as Engellant in 1811-1813. Derived from Middle Dutch engelant (pasture, grassland).
  • (Apeldoorn) First attested as englandi in 801. Compound of eng (pasture, acrage) and Old Dutch landi (land). A local toponymic legend holds that the name is derived from an ancient jury court "in the English style" that is supposed to have convened in the village. There is no historical evidence for the existence of such a court.
  • (Oldebroek) First attested as ENGELAND in 1843. Derived from Middle Dutch engelant (pasture, grassland).
  • (Dalfsen) First attested as ENGELAND in 1843. Derived from Middle Dutch engelant (pasture, grassland).
  • (Hardenberg) First attested as ENGELAND in 1843. Derived from Middle Dutch engelant (pasture, grassland).

Proper noun[edit]

Engeland n

  1. A hamlet in De Wolden, Drenthe, Netherlands.
    Synonym: Engelaand (Low Saxon, unofficial)
  2. A hamlet in Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  3. A hamlet in Oldebroek, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  4. A hamlet in Dalfsen, Overijssel, Netherlands.
    Synonym: Engelaand (Low Saxon, unofficial)
  5. A hamlet in Hardenberg, Overijssel, Netherlands.