Continental Celtic

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Continental Celtic

n.
A branch of the Celtic languages comprising Gaulish and Celtiberian, both formerly spoken in continental Europe and known mostly from scattered inscriptions.
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The first chapter attempts a historical survey of contact between English and the Insular and Continental Celtic languages, while the second chapter looks specifically at the influence of the Irish language upon the English used in Ireland.
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