ALBION (NAME OF ENGLAND)

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ALBION (-ONIS) (F)

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  • Albion Motors — of Scotstoun, Glasgow was a Scottish automobile manufacturer, later it concentrated on building commercial vehicles. Today the company is a subsidiary of American Axle Manufacturing, and manufactures axles, driveline systems, chassis systems,… …   Wikipedia

  • Albion — ancient name of England, Old English, from Latin, sometimes said to be from the non I.E. base *alb mountain, which also is suggested as the source of L. Alpes Alps, Albania, and Alba, an Irish name for Scotland. But more likely from L. albus… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Albion — [al′bē ən] [L < Celt * Albio, gen. * Albionus (> Ir Alba, gen. Albann, name for Scotland); understood as if < L albus, white (see ELF) because the cliffs of S England are white, but thought by some scholars to be of non IE orig. (see… …   English World dictionary

  • Albion — Al bi*on, n. [Prob. from the same root as Gael. alp a height or hill. It may have been bestowed on the land lying behind the white cliffs visible from the coast of Gaul. Albany, the old name of Scotland, means probably the hilly land. I. Taylor.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • England — For other uses, see England (disambiguation). England …   Wikipedia

  • Albion, Oklahoma — Infobox Settlement official name = Albion, Oklahoma settlement type = Town nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = 250px map caption = Location of Albion, Oklahoma mapsize1 = map caption1 = subdivision type = Country… …   Wikipedia

  • Albion — Al|bi|on <aus lat. Albion, Herkunft ungeklärt, wohl mit lat. albus »weiß« in Verbindung gebracht u. auf die Kreidekliffküste bei Dover bezogen> alter dichterischer Name für England …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Albion — noun a) The ancient name for England (or sometimes, the British Isles), now only used poetically. b) Any of several small towns in the United States …   Wiktionary

  • Albion — Ạl|bi|on <keltisch lateinisch> (alter dichterischer Name für England) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • Albion (disambiguation) — Albion is an alternative and archaic name for Great Britain or England. Albion may also refer to:PlacesAustralia*Albion, Queensland, a suburb of Brisbane *Albion Park, New South Wales, a suburb of Wollongong *Albion, Victoria, a suburb of… …   Wikipedia

  • Albion — (Ἀλβιών in Greek) is the oldest known name of the island of Great Britain. Today, it is still sometimes used poetically to refer to the island. It is the basis of the Scottish Gaelic name for Scotland, Alba . EtymologyGallo Latin Albiōn (Middle… …   Wikipedia

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