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celtic


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Celtic  \Celt"ic\,  a.  [L.  Celticus  Gr  ?.  See  {Celt}.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  Celts;  as  Celtic  people,  tribes, 
  literature,  tongue.  [Written  also  {Keltic}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Celtic  \Celt"ic\,  n. 
  The  language  of  the  Celts. 
 
  Note:  The  remains  of  the  old  Celtic  language  are  found  in  the 
  Gaelic,  the  Erse  or  Irish  the  Manx,  and  the  Welsh  and 
  its  cognate  dialects  Cornish  and  Bas  Breton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Celtic 
  adj  :  relating  to  or  characteristic  of  the  Celts  [syn:  {Celtic},  {Gaelic}] 
  n  :  a  branch  of  the  Indo-European  languages  that  (judging  from 
  inscriptions  and  place  names)  was  spread  widely  over 
  Europe  in  the  pre-Christian  era  [syn:  {Celtic},  {Celtic 
  language}] 




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