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A hydronym, attested in medieval local Latin documents as Dubria, from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia, from Proto-Celtic *dubros (dark water).[1][2]


Proper nounEdit

Dubra m

  1. a river tributary to the Tambre, in the province of A Coruña in Galicia, which flows for some 20 km
  2. A toponymical surname​.

Derived termsEdit


  • "Dubra" in Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo / Xulio Sousa Fernández (dirs.): Cartografía dos apelidos de Galicia. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <>
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  2. ^ García Trabazo, José Virgilio (2016) , “Prelatin Toponymy of Asturies: a critical review in a historical-comparative perspective”, in Lletres Asturianes[1], issue 115, retrieved 14 June 2018, pages 51-71