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Roman Britain north of the Antonine Wall, which stretched from the Firth of Forth to the Firth of Clyde. Today the term is used as a poetic appellation for all of Scotland.
Cal′e·do′ni·an adj. & n.
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(Placename) the Roman name for Scotland
Usage: Caledonia is now used poetically and, sometimes, humorously
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Cal•e•do•ni•a(ˌkæl ɪˈdoʊ ni ə)
Chiefly Literary. Scotland.
Cal`e•do′ni•an, n., adj.
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|Noun||1.||Caledonia - the geographical area (in Roman times) to the north of the Antonine Wall; now a poetic name for Scotland|
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
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Caledonia[ˌkæləˈdəʊnɪə] N → Caledonia f
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n → Kaledonien nt
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