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Meaning & History
A mountain in Yorkshire, Northern England. In the Cumbric Language, the element pen
, exactly as in Welsh, meant 'head, top, summit', and y
, also as in Welsh, meant the definite article 'the'. However, ghent
is much more obscure. It is most likely to be a derivative of Old British cantus
, 'border' (c.f Kent
) and a cognate of the Welsh word cant