celt celt  /ˈsɛlt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a member of a European people who once occupied Britain and Spain and Gaul prior to Roman times

News

  1. Book Review: 'The Dream of the Celt' by Mario Vargas Llosa

    Book Review: 'The Dream of the Celt' by Mario Vargas Llosa Seattle Post-Intelligencer Copyright 2013 Seattle Post-Intelligencer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 10:00 pm, Wednesday, June 19, 2013 A fictionalized account of the life of Irish nationalist Roger Casement.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

  2. Pennsylvania Celebrates

    WE might overlook the fact that the Lehigh Valley area of eastern Pennsylvania is said to have a population that is 30% descended from the various Celtic tribes, but when you consider that 260,000 people attended its Celtic Classic Festival in September 2007 that makes you take notice.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  3. The Once and Future Celt

    When Bill Watkins' first memoir "A Celtic Childhood" was released almost a decade ago, the world was awash in Frank McCourt-mania, so Watkins' book might have slipped under the radar, dismissed as "just another Irish memoir."
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Irish Central

Quotes

  1. "It is a sad time for the whole Celtic family," said Lawwell. "Jimmy was rightly regarded as the greatest ever Celt. Our thoughts are with Jimmy's wife Agnes and his family and friends."
    on Mar 13, 2006 By: Peter Lawwell Source: BBC News

  2. "I've always had an interest in Celt culture - all kinds of cultures," Orlandersmith said Wilma production notes. "We talk about the disparities and the differences between people - I'm more interested in the similarities. You know the Irish...
    on Feb 17, 2005 By: Dael Orlandersmith Source: Playbill.com

  3. In the third section, Contacts and Connections, John Collis asks with a nod to Hamlet , "To be, or not to be, a Celt. Does it really matter?"
    on Apr 25, 2010 By: John Collis Source: Irish Times

Word of the Day
cynic cynic
/ˈsɪ nɪk /