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Caledonian

[kal-i-doh-nee-uh n]
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Caledonia.
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adjective
  1. of or relating to Caledonia.
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Origin of Caledonian

First recorded in 1900–05; Caledoni(a) + -an
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Caledonian

adjective
  1. of or relating to Scotland
  2. of or denoting a period of mountain building in NW Europe in the Palaeozoic era
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noun
  1. literary a native or inhabitant of Scotland
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