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Manannan

[mah-nuh-nahn, man-uh-nan] /ˌmɑ nəˈnɑn, ˌmæn əˈnæn/
noun, Irish Mythology
1.
the god of the sea and son of Ler.
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  • But the people of Manannan's house came after them, having forty ships.

    Gods and Fighting Men Lady I. A. Gregory
  • Thus did Cormac fare at the Court of Manannan, and this is how he got the fairy branch.

  • It was Manannan, the son of Ler, who sang these quatrains to him.

  • Manannan's horses were the waves, and he was invariably associated with a horse.

  • Its master and mistress—Manannan and his consort—offered him shelter.

  • And the lake got the name of Loch Orbson, from one of the names of Manannan.

    Gods and Fighting Men Lady I. A. Gregory
  • Hence it would also be regarded as connected with the sea-god, Manannan, or by whatsoever name he was called.

  • But it was not left in Ireland after the night of Cormac's death, as Manannan had foretold him.

    Gods and Fighting Men Lady I. A. Gregory
  • And Luchtaine the Carpenter made a shield of the wood of that hazel for Manannan.

    Gods and Fighting Men Lady I. A. Gregory
  • But a wave of the flood-tide came over the girl, and she was drowned, and Manannan killed Fer Ferdiad in his anger.

    Gods and Fighting Men Lady I. A. Gregory

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