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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Angles  \An"gles\,  n.  pl  [L.  Angli.  See  {Anglican}.]  (Ethnol.) 
  An  ancient  Low  German  tribe,  that  settled  in  Britain,  which 
  came  to  be  called  Engla-land  (Angleland  or  England).  The 
  Angles  probably  came  from  the  district  of  Angeln  (now  within 
  the  limits  of  Schleswig),  and  the  country  now  Lower  Hanover, 
  etc 




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