ceilidh(redirected from Céilís)
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A social gathering with traditional Irish or Scottish music, dancing, and storytelling.
(esp in Scotland and Ireland) an informal social gathering with folk music, singing, dancing, and storytelling
[C19: from Gaelic]
A Scottish Gaelic word meaning a visit, used to mean a social gathering with music, singing, and often dancing .
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|Noun||1.||ceilidh - an informal social gathering at which there is Scottish or Irish folk music and singing and folk dancing and story telling|
party - an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment; "he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day"
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts