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Celtic

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adjective Celt·ic \ˈkel-tik, ˈsel-\

Simple Definition of Celtic

  • : of or relating to the Celts or their languages

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Celtic

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of the Celts or their languages

1590

First Known Use of celtic

1590

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Celtic

noun Celt·ic

Definition of Celtic

  1. :  a group of Indo-European languages usually subdivided into Brythonic and Goidelic and now largely confined to Brittany, Wales, Ireland, and the Scottish Highlands — see indo-european languages table



1739

First Known Use of celtic

1739

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