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Village/Town Names(Roman derivation)

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This page shows segments of place names that can be related to Roman locations.
 
Segment Derivation Translation
causeway   unknown   unknown
cold   ceald   cold - usually meaning abandoned roman location
cold harbour   ceald here bora   cold, number of people, bearer - saxon word for an abandoned(cold) roman settlement of some size
coldharbour   ceald here bora   cold, number of people, bearer - saxon word for an abandoned(cold) roman settlement of some size
devizes   divisas   latin boundary
ix   IX/vicus   possibly derived from the Roman Ninth Legion Hispana/diminuitive of wick - small provincial roman town
park   parricus   fenced area
strat   via strata   originally from the latin via strata(high paved road) -Old English stret (Mercian, Kentish), stræt (West Saxon)
streat   via strata   originally from the latin via strata(high paved road) -Old English stret (Mercian, Kentish), stræt (West Saxon)
street   via strata   originally from the latin via strata(high paved road) -Old English stret (Mercian, Kentish), stræt (West Saxon)
stret   via strata   originally from the latin via strata(high paved road) -Old English stret (Mercian, Kentish), stræt (West Saxon)
 

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