Armorican

[α:'mɒrɪk(ə)n]
adjective
1》 relating to Armorica, an ancient region of NW France.
2》 Geology another term for Hercynian.

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  • Armorican — may refer to the following:*Armorica, an ancient region of northwestern France *Armorican, another name for the Breton languageee also*Armoricani, an Iron Age tribe in Brittany …   Wikipedia

  • Armorican — Ar*mor i*can, n. A native of Armorica. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Armorican — [är môr′i kən] adj. of Armorica or its people, language, or culture n. 1. a person born or living in Armorica 2. the language of Armorica; Breton: Also Armoric [är môr′ik] …   English World dictionary

  • Armorican — Armoric Ar*mor ic, Armorican Ar*mor i*can, a. [L. Armoricus, fr. Celtic ar on, at + mor sea.] Of or pertaining to the northwestern part of France (formerly called Armorica, now Bretagne or Brittany), or to its people. n. The language of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Armorican — or Armoric noun Date: 1606 a native or inhabitant of Armorica; especially Breton • Armorican or Armoric adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Armorican — /ahr mawr i keuhn, mor /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Armorica. n. 2. a native of Armorica. 3. Breton (def. 2). Also Armoric. [ARMORIC(A) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Armorican — n. native or inhabitant of Armorica; Breton adj. of or pertaining to Armorica; relating to Brittany (France) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • armorican — ar·mor·i·can …   English syllables

  • Armorican — /aˈmɒrɪkən/ (say ah morikuhn) adjective Geology of or relating to the major mountain building episode which occurred in Europe in the Upper Carboniferous and Permian periods. Also, Hercynian …   Australian English dictionary

  • armorican — …   Useful english dictionary

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