Definition of Cymric in English:


Line breaks: Cym¦ric
Pronunciation: /ˈkɪmrɪk


Welsh in language or culture.
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  • Perhaps the book would have gained slightly from showing a keener devotion to the background Northumbrian tensions between Saxon and Cymric parties.
  • Before leaving the city, Henry composed a simple but attractive little piece in A minor entitled Cymric elegy, for three-part string orchestra.
  • Situated as it was between Scotland and Cumbria, Strathclyde retained aspects of both Gaelic and Cymric culture.


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The Welsh language.
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  • There is no evidence that their ability to speak the language of their ancestors, in the same way that some Welsh people speak Cymric, is bad for the UK.
  • If you manage to beat Rob, he might just shout you a beer or swear at you in Cymric.


mid 19th century: from Welsh Cymru 'Wales', Cymry 'the Welsh', + -ic.

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