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Finn MacCool Line breaks: Finn Mac¦Cool
Pronunciation: /ˌfɪn məˈkuːl/

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(also Finn Mac Cumhaill) Irish Mythology

Definition of Finn MacCool in English:

The warrior hero of a cycle of legends about a band of warriors defending Ireland. Father of the legendary Irish warrior and bard Ossian, he is supposed to have lived in the 3rd century ad. See also Fingal.

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