Maine vs Smyrna - What's the difference?

maine | smyrna |

As nouns the difference between maine and smyrna

is that maine is mania while smyrna is myrrh.



Etymology 1

Apprently from the name of the Celtic tribe the aulerci cenomanni, who inhabited a territory centered around its capital city of , today le Mans (a corruption of Cenomannis to *Celmans'' to ''Le Mans ).

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • A province in northwest France, centred on the city of Le Mans.
  • Derived terms
    * Bas-Maine * Haut-Maine * Mainiot * mainiot * Mainiote * mainiote

    Etymology 2

    From the (etyl) province

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • The northeasternmost state of the United States of America, the capital of which is Augusta.
  • A town in Marathon County, Wisconsin.
  • A town in Outagamie County, Wisconsin.
  • A town in Broome County, New York.
  • Derived terms
    * Mainer * ME

    Etymology 3

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A river, a tributary of the Loire, in the Maine-et-Loire in France.
  • See also
    * Maine-et-Loire *


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    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (chiefly, historical) A port city on the Aegean coast of western Asia Minor founded in circa the 11th century BC on the site of the present-day Turkish city of .
  • A town in Delaware
  • A city in Georgia, USA
  • A town in Maine
  • A town and village in New York
  • A town in South Carolina
  • A town in Tennessee
  • Meronyms

    * New Smyrna * Old Smyrna * Smyrna proper