one of a race of pirates or sea demons who raided and pillaged Ireland but were finally defeated: sometimes associated with the hostile powers of nature.
- Also Fo·mor [foh-mawr]. /ˈfoʊ mɔr/.
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How to use Fomorian in a sentence
His father, Elatha, was a Fomorian sea-king or pirate, and he repaired to his court.An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 | Mary Frances Cusack
Then they called him "a Fomorian, and no man," and perforce made their circle wider.
Shapes of Death and Horror, Fomorian apparitions, guarded the entrance.
They seemed a resplendent Fomorian phantom against the stars.
In the dim days of Fomorian and Firbolg, and for ages after, Erin was a land of forests, full of wild cattle and deer and wolves.Ireland, Historic and Picturesque | Charles Johnston