Place Name ENGLAND

TYPE: Country
PRONOUNCED: ING-glənd (English), ENG-lant (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

From Old English Englaland meaning "land of the Angles", the Angles being one of the Germanic tribes that settled in the area in the post-Roman period.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Englaland (Anglo-Saxon), Engeland (Dutch)
Entry updated May 31, 2018