meaning of Armorica

Armorica meaning in Etymology Dictionary

old title for Brittany, from Gallo-Roman Are-mor-ica, virtually "before the sea," with a Celtic prefix definition "before" (compare Old Irish ar) + mare "water" (see mere (letter.)).

Sentence Examples with the word Armorica

Dr Phene visited Armorica (Brittany) with a view of investigating these matters, and brought thence fruits of a small berry-like pear, which were identified with the Pyrus cordata of western France.

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