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tartanry

/ (ˈtɑːtənrɪ) /

noun

derogatory the excessive use of tartan and other Scottish imagery to produce a distorted sentimental view of Scotland and its history

Nearby words

tarsus, tart, tart cell, tart up, tartan, tartanry, tartar, tartar emetic, tartar sauce, tartar steak, tartarated

Word Origin for tartanry

C20: tartan 1 + -ry
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