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TypeCountry
PronouncedPron.ING-glənd English
ENG-lant German
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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 & CulturesEnglaland Anglo-Saxon Engeland Dutch
Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute