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Type River
Usage English

Meaning & History

A river in North-East England. It is taken to be of Old Celtic origin and meant 'blood-colored water', referring to the reddish-brown color of the river. In modern Welsh, the name would be waed dwr, 'blood water'. The Latin form of the name Verda seems to support this.
Added 6/30/2016 by McLeeds
Edited 12/16/2016 by McLeeds