I live in Wales, "Pay de Galles" in French. In conversation I find I am referred to as "de Galles", which is correct?

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I live in Wales, "Pay de Galles" in French. In conversation I find I am referred to as "de Galles", which is correct?

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Ian,

The country is 'Le Pays de Galles' and its inhabitants are 'les gallois' . I have never heard 'de Galles' used .

I think in Rugby they sometimes shorten it to 'Galles' when they speak of it in a match.

Maybe someone else can add to this?

I live in Wales, "Pay de Galles" in French. In conversation I find I am referred to as "de Galles", which is correct?

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