Place Names Starting with L
From Old English lang
"long" and leah
"woodland, clearing". This is the name of a numerous towns in the United Kingdom and North America.
Derived from Lascius
, a Gallo-Roman name of unknown meaning. This is the name of a commune in Calvados, France.
From Gaelic Leamhnachd
, possibly meaning "place of elms". This is the name of a district in Scotland.
Derived from the Brythonic element lindo
"lake, pool" and Latin colonia
"colony". This is a city in eastern England.
island" in Old English. This is the name of a region and historical kingdom in Lincolnshire.
(Settlement) English, German
From Latin Londinium
, of unknown meaning. This is the capital city of the United Kingdom.
(Settlement) Italian, Spanish
From Latin Lauretum
meaning "laurel grove". This is the name of a town in eastern Italy.
Possibly from the name of the legendary king of Dál Riata, Loarn mac Eirc. This is the name of a region in western Scotland.
(Political Subdivision) French, English
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