Definición de witan en inglés:

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witan

Pronunciación: /ˈwɪtən/

sustantivo

Another term for witenagemot.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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'.

Palabras que riman con witan

bitten, bittern, Britain, Briton, Britten, handwritten, hardbitten, kitten, Lytton, mitten, smitten, underwritten, written

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