Pronunciation: (wit'n, -än), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/witan.html on line 71 [key]
—n. Early Eng. Hist.
1. the members of the national council or witenagemot.
2. (used with a sing. v.) the witenagemot.
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