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Danʹaos

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According to the Roman de Rose, Denmark means the country of Danʹaos, who settled here with a colony after the siege of Troy, as Brutus is said by the same sort of name-legend to have settled in Britain. Saxo-Germanʹicus, with equal absurdity, makes Dan, the son of Humble, the first king, to account for the name of the country.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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