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Caledonia

[kal-i-doh-nee-uh] /ˌkæl ɪˈdoʊ ni ə/
noun
1.
Chiefly Literary. Scotland.
2.
a female given name.
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Caledonia

/ˌkælɪˈdəʊnɪə/
noun
1.
the Roman name for Scotland
Usage note
Caledonia is now used poetically and, sometimes, humorously
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Word Origin and History for Caledonia

Roman name of part of northern Britain, taken from the name of former inhabitants, of unknown origin, perhaps Celtic; since 18c, applied poetically to Scotland or the Scottish Highlands. Related: Caledonian.

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