Definition of Gaeltacht in English:


Syllabification: Gael·tacht
Pronunciation: /ˈgāltəKHt
(the Gaeltacht)
  • Regions in Ireland, primarily the western coast, where the vernacular language is Irish.


Irish, earlier Gaedhealtacht, from Gaedheal 'Gael' + tacht 'talk, speech'.

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