Gaedhealtacht (ˈɡeɪlˌtæxt, ˈɡaɛl-)
/ (ˈɡɛːltəxt) /
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any of the regions in Ireland in which Irish Gaelic is the vernacular speech. The form Gaeltacht is sometimes also used to mean the region of Scotland in which Scottish Gaelic is spokenSee also Gaidhealtachd
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Word Origin for Gaeltacht
C20: from Irish Gaelic
Words nearby Gaeltacht
Gaekwar, Gael, Gaelic, Gaelic coffee, Gaelic football, Gaeltacht, Gaeta, gaff, gaffe, gaffer, gaffer tape
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