Scots Gaelic


Scots Gaelic
noun
the Gaelic of Scotland
Syn: ↑Scottish Gaelic
Hypernyms: ↑Gaelic, ↑Goidelic, ↑Erse

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the Gaelic of the Hebrides and the Highlands of Scotland, also spoken as a second language in Nova Scotia. Abbr.: ScotGael Also, Scottish Gaelic.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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