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10/6/2023, 5:16 PM SeaHorse15
4/19/2019, 12:42 PM anonymous

Name Cornwall
Type Political Subdivision & Region
Usage English, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. KAWRN-wəl(British English) KAWN-wəl(British English) KAWRN-vahl(Dutch)
Other Forms FormsKernow, Cornwell
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

An English county or country, a place next to Devon at the bottom of southwestern England, derived from Old English Cornwealas which eventually turned into Cornwall. It is thought to come from Proto-Celtic *karnos "horn" or "headland" and Old English wealh meanning "stranger, foreigner, Celt".
Added 4/19/2019 by anonymous