Derivation of "Wales"

Kephart, Ronald rkephart at
Mon Sep 26 17:02:03 UTC 2005

>Here is my mea culpa.  Terry Kaufman agrees with the OED so then it 
>must be correct.:
>There is no possible relation between the words  "Wales" and 
>"Galicia" (which in Latin was Gallaecia).
>leaving not even wriggle room.  Now, of course, I wonder where I 
>first read that piece of erroneous information.  Sorry, Ron, 

Christina, don't sweat it. I've been a lot wronger than that, and 
with no help from anyone but myself!


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