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Type Political Subdivision
Pronounced Pron. LAW-REHN(French)
lə-RAYN(English)
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Meaning & History

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.
Other Languages & CulturesLothringen(German) Lorena(Italian) Lothari Regnum(Late Roman) Lorena(Portuguese) Lorena(Romanian) Lorena(Spanish)
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