Definition of Dalriada in English:


Line breaks: Dal|ri¦ada
Pronunciation: /dalˈrɪədə/

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An ancient Gaelic kingdom in northern Ireland whose people (the Scots) established a colony in SW Scotland from about the late 5th century. By the 9th century Irish Dalriada had declined but the people of Scottish Dalriada gradually acquired dominion over the whole of Scotland.

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