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Gaeltacht

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noun Gael·tacht \ˈgāl-təḵt\

Definition of Gaeltacht

  1. :  any of the Irish-speaking regions remaining in Ireland



Origin and Etymology of gaeltacht

Irish, from Gael, spelling variant of Gaedheal Irishman, Gaelic


First Known Use: 1929


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