Lorraine

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Borrowed from French Lorraine, from Old French Loherraine, from Latin Lotharingia, Lothringia (ultimately named for Lothair II, who ruled it); compare Lothringia, German Lothringen.

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Lorraine

  1. A former administrative region in eastern France, since 2016 part of the region of Grand Est.
  2. A female given name transferred from the place name, associated with Laura by folk etymology.
  3. A surname.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French Loherraine, from Medieval Latin Lotharingia, Lothringia; compare Lothringia, German Lothringen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɔ.ʁɛn/
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Lorraine f

  1. Lorraine (a region of France)
  2. a female given name from French

Noun[edit]

Lorraine f (plural Lorraines)

  1. female equivalent of Lorrain

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