Caledonia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Calēdonia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kælɪˈdəʊnɪə/
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Caledonia

  1. (archaic, poetic) Scotland, the northern part of the island of Great Britain.
  2. A place named after the Latin name of Scotland.
    1. A locale in Canada.
      1. A community in Ontario.
      2. A village in western Nova Scotia.
      3. A community in eastern Nova Scotia.
      4. A community in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
      5. A neighborhood of Moncton, New Brunswick.
    2. A locale in the United States.
      1. A village in Racine County, Wisconsin.
      2. A town in New York, and a village within that town.
      3. A city, the county seat of Houston County, Minnesota.
      4. A village in Michigan.
      5. A town in Waupaca County, Wisconsin.
      6. A town in Columbia County, Wisconsin.
      7. A town in Mississippi.
      8. A town in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin.
      9. A village in Ohio.
      10. A village in Illinois.
      11. A village in Missouri.
      12. A census-designated place in North Dakota.
      13. An unincorporated community in Arkansas.
      14. A ghost town in Indiana.
      15. An unincorporated community in Kentucky.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Calēdonēs +‎ -ia, probably ultimately of Celtic origin, possibly from Proto-Celtic *kaletos (hard) (<< Proto-Indo-European *kal-) + *φēdo- (foot) (<< Proto-Indo-European *pṓds).[1]

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Proper noun[edit]

Calēdonia f sg (genitive Calēdoniae); first declension

  1. Scotland, the northern part of the island of Britannia
    Synonym: Scōtia

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Calēdonia
Genitive Calēdoniae
Dative Calēdoniae
Accusative Calēdoniam
Ablative Calēdoniā
Vocative Calēdonia
Locative Calēdoniae

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: Caledònia
  • English: Caledonia
  • Spanish: Caledonia

Further reading[edit]

  • Caledonia”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Caledonia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zimmer, Stefan, "Some Names and Epithets in Culhwch ac Olwen", in: Studi Celtici 3, 2004 [recte 2006], p. 163-179

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Calēdonia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaleˈdonja/, [ka.leˈð̞o.nja]

Proper noun[edit]

Caledonia ?

  1. Caledonia

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