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witan

Saltos de línea: witan
Pronunciación: /ˈwɪtən
 
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Definición de witan en inglés:

sustantivo

Another term for witenagemot.
Example sentences
  • 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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Pronunciación: dʒɔːnt
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