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Caunterbury

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English Cantwaraburh.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkau̯ntərburiː/, /ˈkantərburiː/

Proper nounEdit

Caunterbury

  1. Canterbury
    • late 14th c. Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales. General Prologue: 15-16.
      And specially from every shires ende
      Of Engelond, to Caunterbury they wende,
      And specially from every shire's end
      Of England they to Canterbury went,

DescendantsEdit