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Type Settlement
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. WIL-tən

Meaning & History

From Old English welig meaning "willow", wille meaning "well, spring, water hole", or the name of the River Wylye, combined with tun "enclosure, yard, town". This is the name of various towns in England.