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Trinobantes

(4 syl.). Inhabitants of Middlesex and Essex, referred to in Caesar's Gallic Wars. This word, converted into Trinovantes, gave rise to the myth that the people referred to came from Troy.

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