Maine meaning

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A historical region and former province of northwest France south of Normandy. United with Anjou in 1126, it passed to England when Henry Plantagenet became king in 1154. Maine reverted to the French crown in 1481.
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A town in Marathon County, Wisconsin.
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The northeasternmost state of the United States of America, the capital of which is Augusta.
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A town in Outagamie County, Wisconsin.
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(place) Historical region of NW France, south of Normandy.
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(place) New England state of the U.S.: admitted 1820; 30,862 sq mi (79,931 sq km); cap. Augusta.
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A town in Broome County, New York.
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A river, a tributary of the Loire, in the Maine-et-Loire département in France.
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A state of the northeast United States. It was admitted as the 23rd state in 1820. Explored by Europeans in 1602, the region was annexed by Massachusetts in 1652. Maine's northern boundary with New Brunswick was settled by a treaty with Great Britain in 1842. Augusta is the capital and Portland the largest city.
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A province in northwest France, centred on the city of Le Mans.
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Origin of maine

  • Apprently from the name of the Celtic tribe the aulerci cenomanni, who inhabited a territory centered around its capital city of Vindinon (“white place"), today le Mans (a corruption of Cenomannis to *Celmans to Le Mans).

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  • From the French province

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