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Celtic

adjective     /ˈkel.tɪk/ /ˈsel-/
of an ancient European people who are related to the Irish, Scots, Welsh, and Bretons, or of their language or culture: Celtic artNames of groups of people who lived in the past
(Definition of Celtic adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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