Type Region & Island
Pronounced Pron. BRU-TAN(French)
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Meaning & History

French form of Britannia (see Britain). In French this typically refers to the region known as Brittany in France, while Great Britain is called Grande-Bretagne.

Related Names

VariantsBritannien(German) Brittannië(Dutch)
Other Languages & CulturesBritannia(Ancient Roman) Breizh(Breton) Britaniya(Bulgarian) Britannien(Danish) Britain, Brittany(English) Bretagna(Italian) Buriten(Japanese) Bretaigne(Medieval French) Britaniya(Russian) Bretaña(Spanish) Britannien(Swedish)

Entry updated April 25, 2021