Lorraine

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English[edit]

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Borrowing from French Lorraine, from Old French Loherraine, from Latin Lotharingia, Lothringia; compare Lothringia, German Lothringen.

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Lorraine

  1. A region located to the south of Luxembourg and to the east of Alsace, and now part of France, which changed hands between France and Germany several times throughout history.
  2. A female given name from the French place name, associated with Laura by folk etymology.
  3. A surname​.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Lorraine

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

Noun[edit]

Lorraine f ‎(plural Lorraines)

  1. feminine equivalent of Lorrain