Gaelic

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Gaelic

(gā`lĭk), or Goidelic, group of languages belonging to the Celtic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. See Celtic languagesCeltic languages,
subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. At one time, during the Hellenistic period, Celtic speech extended all the way from Britain and the Iberian Peninsula in the west across Europe to Asia Minor in the east, where a district still known as
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also called Irish Gaelic and Erse, member of the Goidelic group of the Celtic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Celtic languages). The history of Irish as a literary language falls into three periods: Old Irish (7th–9th cent. A.D.
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Gaelic

1. any of the closely related languages of the Celts in Ireland, Scotland, or (formerly) the Isle of Man
2. of, denoting, or relating to the Celtic people of Ireland, Scotland, or the Isle of Man or their language or customs

Gaelic

For automated test programs. Used in military, essentially replaced by ATLAS.
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The trip includes a full day's excursion across rolling landscapes to the festive city of Galway and Connemara, guardian of Gaelic heritage and a scenic delight
An Leabhar Mor, The Great Book of Gaelic, celebrates 1,500 years of shared Gaelic heritage through 100 new artworks based on 100 poems and songs from both Scotland and Ireland.
It is here that Scotland's Gaelic heritage and modern culture can be key jewels in our national economic crown.