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 Gall’ia Bracca’ta [trousered Gaul].Gallice’næ. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gall’ia Coma’ta.
 
That part of Gaul which belonged to the Roman emperor, and was governed by leg’ates (lega’ti), was so called from the long hair (coma) worn by the inhabitants flowing over their shoulders.   1
 


 Gall’ia Bracca’ta [trousered Gaul].Gallice’næ. 

 
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