Gaeltacht

noun
Gael·tacht | \ ˈgāl-təḵt \

Definition of Gaeltacht 

: any of the Irish-speaking regions remaining in Ireland

First Known Use of Gaeltacht

1929, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Gaeltacht

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

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