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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of Celticize.
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For shame: Not only is the U. S * not* becoming Mexified (any more than it was becoming Judaized, Celticized, Germanized, or Asianized a while back); a majority of Americans are voting with their wallets to support the * ahem* barbarian invasion.
What these people spoke before they were Celticized nobody knows, but there is nothing whatever to indicate that they spoke a Germanic language.
These latter were certainly Celticized, in speech and, partly, in blood, precisely as, centuries later, most of England and part of Scotland was Teutonized by the Angles and Saxons.
The offshoots who pushed westward across the Rhine into Belgian Gaul were rapidly Celticized, abandoning their semi-nomadic life for sedentary agriculture, assimilating the superior civilization which they found there, and steadily merging with the native population.