Definición de witan en inglés:

witan

Saltos de línea: witan
Pronunciación: /ˈwɪtən
 
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sustantivo

  • another term for witenagemot.
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    • In a general sense, Parliament may be traced back to the Saxon witan and the Norman Council, each of which included the chief men of the realm, lay and clerical.
    • Succession to the throne was not guaranteed as the witan, or council of leaders, had the right to choose the best successor from the members of the royal house.
    • Administrative institutions such as kin, hundred, borough, and witan figure prominently, as do feast, fast day, religiosity, and language.

Origen

representing the Old English plural of wita 'wise man'.

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Palabra del día milord
Pronunciación: mɪˈlɔːd
noun
used to address an English nobleman