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kenmorrison



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 07, 2013 2:23 pm    Post subject: Off Topic - Cemetery names ending in "court" Reply with quote

Looking at the CWGC database there are numerous cemeteries in France whose name ends with "court" - Agincourt, Bancourt, Cagnicourt, etc.
Does "court" translate?

Ken
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 10, 2013 11:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Ken,

Wikipedia tells us:

-court, Cour-, Cor- 'farm with a courtyard'

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_toponymy

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 11, 2013 9:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Merci bien, mon ami. Wink
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