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n. (used with a pl. verb)
1. The Brythonic Celts of Wales, Cornwall, and Brittany.
2. The Welsh.
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n (functioning as plural)
1. (Peoples) the Brythonic branch of the Celtic people, comprising the present-day Welsh, Cornish, and Bretons. See Brythonic
2. (Peoples) the Welsh people
[Welsh: the Welsh]
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Cym•ry(ˈkɪm ri, ˈkʌm ri)
n. (used with a pl. v.)
[1685–90; < Welsh: pl. of Cymro Welshman < British Celtic *combrogos, presumably “countryman” = *com-, c. Latin com- com- + *-brogos, derivative of brogā > Welsh bro country, district]
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|Noun||1.||Cymry - a native or resident of Wales|
Cambria, Cymru, Wales - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
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