Hallstatt

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German Hallstatt

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Hallstatt

  1. A village in Salzkammergut, Austria, known historically for the production of salt.
  2. The Hallstatt culture of the Late Bronze Age/Early Iron Age.

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The name means "place of salt." The second element is from Statt; the first element, rather than being from Salz, was likely borrowed through Celtic, such as Welsh halen or Breton holen; see Proto-Celtic *salanos.

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Proper noun[edit]

Hallstatt n (proper noun, genitive Hallstatts or (optionally with an article) Hallstatt)

  1. A municipality of Upper Austria, Austria

References[edit]

  • Winter, H.E. (2004): A history of the Celts, p. 119