tartanalia

tartanalia

(ˌtɑːtəˈneɪlɪə)
n
jocular a collective term for pieces of art, literature, etc, viewed as hackneyed representations of Scottishness
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Alright, prior to kick-off we were treated to some tartanalia shots in Trafalgar Square, you know, bare chested blokes in kilts whooping it up, but these days it's a bit embarrassing.
Tartanalia deals with the origin and symbolism of Scottish tartans.
Fishermen enjoying a well-earned pint after a day out at sea, divers fresh from the murky depths seeking restorative warmth and staff from nearby souvenir shops recovering from over-exposure to tartanalia.
Actually, since this was another tartanalia night, bagpipes and kilts and all that, I have a suggestion about how Scotland games should be advertised in TV schedules.
Actually, since this was yet another tartanalia night, bagpipes and kilts and all that, I have a suggestion about how Scotland matches should be advertised in TV schedules.
Hundreds cheered the tartanalia atthe show themed 'Glasgow meets Havana' in the Copacabana nightclub in Manhattan's West 34th Street.
Why not have a week, a month, a year - indeed, why doesn't America do the decent thing and take over this whole outdated tartanalia trade for ever?
Instead of one that flogs Braveheart-style tartanalia about how great we once were.
Her ancestor, George IV, started the tartanalia pantomime when he was dressed up by Sir Walter Scott in a mini-kilt, with flesh-coloured tights.
ONE of the better home-grown shopping areas may sound a bit tartanalia, but still makes one of the best gift purchases around.
They want the full Walter Scott nonsense, the phoney tartanalia conjured up by the Wizard of the North to make a Hanoverian Royal Family acceptable to Scots.