Lorraine

See also: lorraine

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French Lorraine, from Old French Loherraine, from Latin Lotharingia, Lothringia (ultimately named for Lothair II, who ruled it); compare Lothringia, German Lothringen.

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Lorraine

  1. A former region in eastern France, since 2016 part of the region of Grand Est.
  2. A female given name transferred from the place name, associated with Laura by folk etymology.
  3. A surname​.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French Loherraine, from Medieval Latin Lotharingia, Lothringia; compare Lothringia, German Lothringen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɔ.ʁɛn/
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Lorraine ?

  1. Lorraine (a region of France)
  2. A female given name from French.

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Lorraine f (plural Lorraines)

  1. female equivalent of Lorrain

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