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[foh-mawr-ee-uh n] /foʊˈmɔr i ən/
noun, Irish Legend.
one of a race of pirates or sea demons who raided and pillaged Ireland but were finally defeated: sometimes associated with the hostile powers of nature.
Also, Fomor
[foh-mawr] /ˈfoʊ mɔr/ (Show IPA)
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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pertaining to the monstrous race in Irish mythology, 1876, from Irish fomor "pirate, monster," from fo "under" + mor "sea." Cognate with Gaelic famhair.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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