Attested:  RC Apaunaris

Where:  In south Devon, possibly Torbay

Name OriginApaunaris can be naively dissected into Latin apo ‘to fasten’ (or PIE *apo- ‘off, away’) plus naris ‘nostril’ (from PIE *nas- ‘nose’, with the S-to-R change most commonly seen in Latin).  This could fit the great semicircle of Torbay, flanked by Hope’s Nose and Berry Head, which is in the right general area set by RC’s list of names.

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Last Edited: 9 June 2016