What does caledonia mean?

Definitions for caledoniaˌkæl ɪˈdoʊ ni ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Caledonia(noun)

    the geographical area (in Roman times) to the north of the Antonine Wall; now a poetic name for Scotland


  1. Caledonia(ProperNoun)

    Latin name for Scotland, the northern part of the island of Britannia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caledonia(noun)

    the ancient Latin name of Scotland; -- still used in poetry


  1. Caledonia

    Caledonia is the Latin name given by the Romans to the land in today's Scotland north of their province of Britannia, beyond the frontier of their empire. The etymology of the name is probably from a P-Celtic source. Its modern usage is as a romantic or poetic name for Scotland as a whole, comparable with Hibernia for Ireland and Britannia for the whole of Britain.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Caledonia

    the Roman name for Scotland N. of the Wall of Antoninus, since applied poetically to the whole of Scotland.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of caledonia in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of caledonia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Adam Markham:

    Some Easter Island statues are at risk of being lost to the sea because of coastal erosion, many of the world's most important coral reefs, including in the islands of New Caledonia in the western Pacific, have suffered unprecedented coral bleaching linked to climate change this year. Climate change could eventually even cause some World Heritage sites to lose their status.

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