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/ˌkɛltɪˈbɪərɪən; -taɪ-; ˌsɛl-/
a member of a Celtic people (Celtiberi) who inhabited the Iberian peninsula during classical times
the extinct language of this people, possibly belonging to the Celtic branch of the Indo-European family, recorded in a number of inscriptions
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  • If so, they may be Iberian, or what is commonly called celtiberian, a term which I think there is reason for abandoning.

  • They were two Roman soldiers, an old Carthaginian mariner, and a celtiberian.

    Snnica Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • A few celtiberian pieces of money bear characters belonging to the Phœnician and Carthaginian alphabets.

  • "He has been more fortunate than we," replied the celtiberian resignedly.

    Snnica Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • "Let us choose Euphobias," said Alorcus, with the grave humor of a celtiberian.

    Snnica Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • His horse's hoofs ploughed into the body of the celtiberian lying on his breast.

    Snnica Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • In other divisions of the camp the celtiberian infantry was forming with long ladders to attempt the walls on many sides at once.

    Snnica Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • Perhaps, too, there is a Celtic element,—at least such is the inference from the term celtiberian.

  • My grandfather was a freedman from Sicily who came to take charge of a pottery and married a celtiberian from the interior.

    Snnica Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • Britania was probably a land of celtiberian population like Spain, but without such traditions as the Turdetani.

    Palaeography Bernard Quaritch

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