Definition of Kells, Book of in English:

Kells, Book of

Line breaks: Book of Kells
Pronunciation: /kɛlz
  • 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.


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

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