Fingal

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Scottish Gaelic Fionnghall, from fionn (fair) + gall (stranger). Used by Macpherson as a rendering of the Irish Fionn mac Cumhail.

Proper noun[edit]

Fingal

  1. A male given name, best known in Scotland.
    • 1765 James Macpherson, The Poems of Ossian, Tauchnitz 1847, page 204:
      Fingal! thou king of heroes! Ossian, next to him in war! ye have fought in your youth; your names are renowned in song.

Etymology 2[edit]

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From Irish Fine Gall (literally race of the Norsemen).

Proper noun[edit]

Fingal

  1. A county in Ireland north of Dublin.
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