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Armorica

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  1. extending inland to an indeterminate point and down the Atlantic coast

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 30, 2008
  2. The toponym is based on the Gaulish phrase are mori "on/at [the] sea", made into the Gaulish place name Aremorica 'Place by the Sea'

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  3. In Breton (which with Welsh and Cornish are the living related languages of Gaulish), 'on sea' is war vor (Welsh ar for), though the older form arvor is used to refer to the coastal regions of Brittany, in contrast to argoad (ar 'on/at', coad 'forest

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  4. These cognate modern usages suggest that the Romans first contacted coastal people in the inlands region and assumed that the regional name Aremorica referred to the whole area, both coastal and inland

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  5. Map of Briton settlements in the 6th-century
    Map of Briton settlements in the 6th-century

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