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Lutetia

Mud-hovels; the ancient name of Paris. The Romans call itLutetia Parisiorum, the mud-town of the Parisii. The former word being dropped, has left the present name Paris.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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