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From French Maine, named after the Maine River, from the name of the Gaulish tribe the aulerci cenomanni, who inhabited a territory centered around its capital city of Vindinon (white place), today le Mans (a corruption of Cenomannis to *Celmans to Le Mans).

Cenomanni's name is a corruption of Cenimagni[1], another Celtic tribe whose name is from Iceni + Latin magni (great).[2]

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Maine

  1. A province in northwest France, centred on the city of Le Mans.
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Map of US highlighting Maine

From the French province

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Maine

  1. The northeasternmost state of the United States of America, whose capital is Augusta.
  2. A town in Marathon County, Wisconsin.
  3. A town in Outagamie County, Wisconsin.
  4. A town in Broome County, New York.
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Maine

  1. A river, a tributary of the Loire, in the Maine-et-Loire département in France.
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  1. ^ Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society (1910): Norfolk Archaeology, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to the Antiquities of the County of Norfolk, Volume 17, p. 24-25
  2. ^ A.L.F. Rivet and Colin Smith, The Place-Names of Roman Britain (1979) London: Batsford

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CatalanEdit

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From French Maine

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Maine ?

  1. Maine

DanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Maine.

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Maine (genitive Maines)

  1. Maine (US state)

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Named after the Maine River, from the name of the Gaulish tribe the aulerci cenomanni, who inhabited a territory centered around its capital city of Vindinon (white place), today le Mans (a corruption of Cenomannis to *Celmans to Le Mans).

Cenomanni's name is a corruption of Cenimagni[1], another Celtic tribe whose name is from Iceni + Latin magni (great).[2]

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Maine

  1. Maine

AnagramsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society (1910): Norfolk Archaeology, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to the Antiquities of the County of Norfolk, Volume 17, p. 24-25
  2. ^ A.L.F. Rivet and Colin Smith, The Place-Names of Roman Britain (1979) London: Batsford

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French Maine

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Maine f

  1. Maine (a province of France)

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Maine m

  1. Maine (a state of the United States)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French Maine

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Maine ?

  1. Maine

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