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Definition of Albion

Babylon English

ancient Roman name for Britain
Albion Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
JM Latin-English Dictionary
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Britain (ancient name)
Albion Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
An ancient name of England, still retained in poetry.
  
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albion
\al"bi*on\ (&?;), n. [prob. from the same root as gael. alp a height or hill. "it may have been bestowed on the land lying behind the white cliffs visible from the coast of gaul. albany, the old name of scotland, means probably the "hilly land." taylor.] an ancient name of england, still retained in poetry. in that nook-shotten isle of albion.

WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. archaic name for England or Great Britain; used poetically
(hypernym) England
Albion Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
Australian Post Codes
Locality : ALBION
State: VIC
Locality : ALBION
State: QLD
US Zip Codes
State: MAINE
City: ALBION
State: NEW YORK
City: ALBION
State: INDIANA
City: ALBION
State: MICHIGAN
City: ALBION
State: IOWA
City: ALBION
State: ILLINOIS
City: ALBION
State: NEBRASKA
City: ALBION
State: CALIFORNIA
City: ALBION
Australian GPS + Postcode Town Index
QLD -27.43174 153.04552 4010
VIC -37.77966 144.83002 3020
Albion Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
The Knighthood, Chivalry & Tournaments Arms and Armour Glossary
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Albion Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Albion is the oldest known name of the island of Great Britain. Today, it is still sometimes used poetically to refer to the island. The name for Scotland in the Celtic languages is related to Albion: Alba in Scottish Gaelic, Albain in Irish, Nalbin in Manx and Alban in Welsh, Cornish and Breton. These names were later Latinised as Albania and Anglicised as Albany, which were once alternative names for Scotland. New Albion and Albionoria ("Albion of the North") were briefly suggested as possible names of Canada during the period of the Canadian Confederation.

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