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- n. (Scotland, Ireland) dirge, lamentation
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See coranach.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dirge; a lamentation for the dead. The custom of singing dirges at funerals was formerly prevalent in Scotland and Ireland, especially in the Highlands of Scotland.
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- n. a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
From Scottish Gaelic corranach and Irish corānach. (Wiktionary)