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TypePolitical Subdivision
PronouncedPron.LAW-REN French
lə-RAYN English

Meaning & History

Ultimately from Latin Lothari regnum meaning "kingdom of LOTHAR". Lothar was a Frankish king, the great-grandson of Charlemagne, whose realm was in the part of France now called Lorraine, or in German Lothringen.
Other Languages & CulturesLothringen German Lorena Italian Lothari Regnum Late Roman Lorena Portuguese Lorena Spanish
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute