Definition of coronach in English:


Line breaks: coro|nach
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒrənək
, -x/


  • (In Scotland or Ireland) a funeral song.
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    • ‘Oh, there'll be plenty of that… but not if you play coronachs,’ said Darien.


early 16th century (originally Scots, denoting the outcry of a crowd): from Scottish Gaelic corranach (Irish coranach), from comh- 'together' + rànach 'outcry'.

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