American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- 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.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The ancient Latin name of Scotland; -- still used in poetry.
- n. the geographical area (in Roman times) to the north of the Antonine Wall; now a poetic name for Scotland
“You, after all, are the very same premier who had the word Caledonia surgically removed from his cerebral cortex and who publicly asserted that black-only schools in Toronto were a bad idea, but steadfastly refused to get involved.”
“They are joined by residents in Caledonia, who are concerned that Aboriginal land claims will make their property value plummet.”
“The name Caledonia is said to survive in the second syllable of Dunkeld and in the mountain name Schiehallion (Sith-chaillinn).”
“Thou mightest as well prophesy that humane letters shall be cultivated in Caledonia, or the muse of Catullus spring up in the chill and unknown”
“Ireland to Caledonia, is built on a conjectural supplement to the”
“His song "Caledonia" - essentially a tribute to Scotland - has become an impromptu anthem of sorts, sung at major sporting events, in pubs and homes throughout the country.”
“Tony Blair would be an obscure barrister and Gordon would probably be a municipal councillor in Caledonia.”
“Calidon is the Roman name Caledonia and presumably refers to somewhere in Scotland.”
“She might have even tried to get past her to open the door, perhaps to call Caledonia for help.”
“The third station was called Caledonia, and with considerable lack of understanding of the true relationship of the English and the Scots, urged the Scots to make a separate peace with the Nazis.”
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