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Type River
Usage French

Meaning & History

From Latin Liger, a transcription of the native Gaulish name of the river, derived from the Gaulish word liga, meaning "silt, sediment", itself deriving from the Proto-Indo-European root *legʰ-, meaning "to lie".

The Loire is the longest river in France.
Added 6/16/2022 by portanbeag