Caledonian


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Cal·e·do·ni·a

 (kăl′ĭ-dō′nē-ə, -dōn′yə)
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.

Caledonian

(ˌkælɪˈdəʊnɪən)
adj
1. of or relating to Scotland
2. (Geological Science) of or denoting a period of mountain building in NW Europe in the Palaeozoic era
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) literary a native or inhabitant of Scotland
Translations
calédonien

Caledonian

[ˌkælɪˈdəʊnɪən]
A. ADJcaledoniano
B. Ncaledoniano/a m/f

Caledonian

adjkaledonisch
References in classic literature ?
So by daylight the next morning he was marching through Ross- shire, and in the evening hit the Caledonian Canal, took the next steamer, and travelled as fast as boat and railway could carry him to the Rugby station.
Moved by these counsels, he turned at once to the Caledonian Station, passed (not without alarm) into the bright lights of the approach, redeemed his portmanteau from the cloak-room, and was soon whirling in a cab along the Glasgow Road.
Melvilleson, in the revived Caledonian melody of "We're a-Nodding," points the sentiment that "the dogs love broo" (whatever the nature of that refreshment may be) with such archness and such a turn of the head towards next door that she is immediately understood to mean Mr.
On the mantelpiece stood two large pearl shells, obviously a pair, intricately carved by the patient hands of New Caledonian convicts.
North-east rail commuters were faced with numerous delays and cancellations yesterday after the Caledonian Sleeper broke down at Carnoustie.
Senior football around the country is well underway and this weekend, the amateurs are back in action with both the Caledonian League and Central Scottish AFL kicking-off.
Caledonian Braves players Mickael Cuitty Gueu and Morgan Oulagnon were seen arguing before their game with Threave Rovers at Meadow Park in Castle Douglas, Dumfriesshire.
Heston Rovers will start as favourites in their match against Wigtown and Bladnoch at Palmerston Park as willThreave Rovers when they play hosts to Edusport Academy's second string Caledonian Braves at Meadow Park.
A Caledonian Sleeper service from London to Glasgow and Edinburgh ended up stranded in the West Midlands in the early hours of the morning after breaking down.
THE fixtures for Betfred Cup Group D are as follows: SATURDAY JULY 13 - Peterhead v Cove Rangers, 3pm, Raith Rovers v Dundee, 3pm TUESDAY JULY 16 Peterhead v Inverness Caledonian Thistle, 7.45pm WEDNESDAY JULY 17 Cove Rangers v Dundee, 7.45pm SATURDAY JULY 20 Dundee v Peterhead, 3pm Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Raith Rovers, 3pm TUESDAY JULY 23 Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Cove Rangers, 7.45pm Raith Rovers v Peterhead, 7.45pm SATURDAY JULY 27 Cove Rangers v Raith Rovers, 3pm SUNDAY JULY 28 Dundee v Inverness Caledonian Thistle.
Caledonian Optical has launched the Arc Intero lens, which provides UV protection to wearers.
Caledonian Sleeper is set to be transformed into Scotlands first mobile bothy to offer guests a preview of Highland Adventure Fest.