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- adj. In or from Caledonia.
- adj. In or from New Caledonia.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Caledonia; a Scot.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Caledonia or Scotland; Scottish; Scotch.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to Caledonia or Scotland; Scottish; Scotch.
- n. A native of Caledonia, or Scotland; a Scotchman.
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The bus stop is round the corner from Nature's Kings Cross, London offices in Caledonian Road.
In the end, I agree with your observation that our land is purely "Caledonian" - neither fish nor fowl, nor caring which.
Before the Second World War the Caledonian was the largest and most popular street market in London.
It has been said, that the Scottish nation is not distinguished for humour; and, indeed, what happened on this occasion may in some degree justify the remark: for although this society had contrived to make themselves a very prominent object for the ridicule of such as might stoop to it, the only joke to which it gave rise, was the following paragraph, sent to the newspaper called The Caledonian Mercury
Friday morning found the couple roaming aimlessly round that great bare enclosure at the end of the Camden Road, known as the Caledonian
Print Police name Caledonian canal car plunge victim The incident took place in Inverness on Wednesday Police have named the man who died after his car plunged into the Caledonian Canal last week.
We asked what this was, and the waitress explained that "Caledonian" was the name of a railway line in Scotland.
On February 28th, a further contingent of 101 men under Captain Becher embarked on the "Caledonian," and later in the day the rest of us went on board a small Clyde pleasure steamer, the "King Edward," where we were crowded beyond description.
Becher and his party arrived late the following day, having been kept three days on the "Caledonian," and the Battalion was once more complete.
Macaulay's essay on Milton (1825) is one of the classic expressions of "Caledonian" rationalism: