Celtic - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkeltɪk|
Brit.  |ˈkɛltɪk|

noun

- 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)

adjective

- relating to or characteristic of the Celts (syn: celtic, gaelic)

Examples

The Celtic and Teutonic elements in the population.

This Celtic race was superseded by invading Goths.

Enya's success has contributed substantially to the current interest in Celtic music.

Larsson's goal gave Celtic a deserved victory.

Celtic held the lead in the first half.

The theme of creation is a recurrent motif in Celtic mythology.

Celtic have lost only once this season and will be a tough nut to crack.

The Celtic Church maintained the Greek calendar over against that of Rome.

Celtic are on a six-game winning streak.

Larsson bagged his thirtieth goal of the season in Celtic's win.

the Celtic languages of Britain are a substrate for English

... it is the consensus of opinion that the Iceni in their geographic isolation remained 'Celtic' ...

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