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Briton

Pronunciation: /ˈbrɪtn/

Translation of Briton in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • ciudadano británico, (masculine, feminine) the ancient Britons los antiguos britanos
    Example sentences
    • When the Romans left Britain, the Britons did not use their roads.
    • Another option is to test for interaction between Roman soldiers and local Britons, by searching for African DNA in the local gene pool.
    • In 406 and 409 the Britons rebelled against Roman rule.

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