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Celtiberian

/ˌkɛltɪˈbɪərɪən; -taɪ-; ˌsɛl-/
noun
1.
a member of a Celtic people (Celtiberi) who inhabited the Iberian peninsula during classical times
2.
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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  • "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
  • Acton contracted a great friendship with Alorcus the celtiberian.

    Snnica Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • They were two Roman soldiers, an old Carthaginian mariner, and a celtiberian.

    Snnica Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • The celtiberian, who had remained silent, laid his hand upon the old man.

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

    Snnica Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • What, O Publius, was your conquest over yourself, in giving back to her betrothed lover the celtiberian captive compared to this?

    Dialogues of the Dead Lord Lyttelton
  • Perhaps, too, there is a Celtic element,—at least such is the inference from the term celtiberian.

  • If so, they may be Iberian, or what is commonly called celtiberian, a term which I think there is reason for abandoning.

  • The newly-raised celtiberian troops, stealing off to the neighbouring woods, fled thence to their homes.

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