Definition of Kells, Book of in English:

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Kells, Book of

Pronunciation: /kelz/
An illuminated manuscript of the Gospels, perhaps made by Irish monks in Iona in the 8th or early 9th century, now kept at Trinity College, Dublin.

Origin

Kells, the name of a town in County Meath, Ireland, where the manuscript was formerly kept.

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Syllabification: Kells, Book of

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