Caledonia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via Latin from Celtic.

Proper noun[edit]

Caledonia

  1. (archaic, poetic) Latin name for Scotland, the northern part of the island of Britannia.
  2. A village in Illinois
  3. A village in Michigan
  4. A city in Minnesota
  5. A town in Mississippi
  6. A village in Missouri
  7. A town and village in New York
  8. A village in Nova Scotia, Canada
  9. A village in Ohio
  10. A community in Ontario, Canada
  11. A community in Prince Edward Island, Canada
  12. A village and three towns in Wisconsin

Translations[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Caledones +‎ -ia, probably ultimately of Celtic origin.

Proper noun[edit]

Calēdonia f (genitive Calēdoniae); first declension

  1. Scotland, the northern part of the island of Britannia.

Inflection[edit]

First declension with locative.

Number Singular
nominative Calēdonia
genitive Calēdoniae
dative Calēdoniae
accusative Calēdoniam
ablative Calēdoniā
vocative Calēdonia
locative Calēdoniae

Inflection[edit]