What does Celtic mean?

Definitions for Celtic
ˈkɛl tɪk, ˈsɛl-celtic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Celtic, Celtic languageadjective

    a branch of the Indo-European languages that (judging from inscriptions and place names) was spread widely over Europe in the pre-Christian era

  2. Celtic, Gaelicadjective

    relating to or characteristic of the Celts


  1. Celticadjective

    Of the Celts; Of the style of the Celts

  2. Celticnoun

    A branch of the Indo-European languages that was spread widely over western and central Europe in the pre-Christian era.

  3. Celticnoun

    Any one of several sports teams. See Wikipedia for a list.


  1. celtic

    Celtic refers to a group of languages and, more generally, means "of the Celts" or "in the style of the Celts". Celts are a collection of Indo-European peoples who through the course of history, lived in Continental Europe, Britain and Ireland, and spread their culture, languages, art and traditions. The term can also relate to the Celtic-speaking cultures of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, the Isle of Man, and Brittany, in France. Celtic art and music have distinct styles that have remained popular in various forms to the present day.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Celticadjective

    of or pertaining to the Celts; as, Celtic people, tribes, literature, tongue

  2. Celticnoun

    the language of the Celts

  3. Etymology: [L. Celticus, Gr. Keltiko`s. See Celt.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Celtic in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Celtic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Celtic in a Sentence

  1. Joseph Nagy:

    What we would call November, or the early part of it, appears to have been the designated end-of-harvest and beginning-of-winter time among peoples who spoke or speak Irish Celtic languages -- primarily represented today by the Irish, the Scottish particularly of the Highlands and islands, the Welsh, and the Bretons -- but the Celtic languages were far more widespread throughout Europe in ancient times, in Irish, this time or, specifically, what we would call November 1, is known as Samhain, which probably means' end of summer,'.

  2. Julia Farley:

    Claiming the name of being a Celtic nation and speaking Celtic languages is very much a statement of difference. It enables.

  3. Regina Hansen:

    Probably the first thing we have that is related to Halloween is this Irish Celtic festival known as Samhain, which occurred at the end of October and this is often thought of as a new year celebration.

  4. Ken Dodd:

    The trouble with Freud is that he never played the Glasgow Empire on a Saturday night after Rangers and Celtic had both lost.

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