Type Political Subdivision & Region
Pronounced Pron. Corn-wool [key]
Other Forms FormsKernow, Cornwell
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Meaning & History
A place next to DEVON at the bottom of southwestern England. Named due to the old tribal name "Cornwealas" which eventually turned into "Cornwall". Name thought to come from the a Celtic word for "horn" or "headland" and old English "Wealas" which means strangers. An English county or country.