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  1. Gaels a.k.a. Iona College is a Congregation of Christian Brothers-affiliated four-year college in New Rochelle, New York. Located 20 miles north of Midtown Manhattan in suburban Westchester County, the college occupies 45 acres on North Ave. It also operates a Graduate Center in Pearl River Rockland County, New York.
  2. Gaels a.k.a. Saint Mary's College of California: Saint Mary's College of California is a private, coeducational college located in Moraga, California, United States, a small suburban community about 10 miles east of Oakland and 20 miles east of San Francisco. It has a 420-acre campus in the Moraga hills. It is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church and administered by the De La Salle Christian Brothers. It is known for its liberal arts education, including its Great Books and Seminar programs, its business program, which in recent years has become the college's most popular program, as well as the nursing program, partnered with Samuel Merritt University, whose campus is in Oakland, and the school of education. Recently, the college has received national attention for its men's basketball program. Academically, Saint Mary's was ranked the 11th best college in the West by U.S. News & World Report in 2014 and among the top 20 master's colleges by Forbes.


The Gaels or Goidels are speakers of the Gaelic languages; a branch of the Celtic languages comprising Irish, Manx and Scottish Gaelic. Historically, the Gaels were a distinct ethnic group. Gaelic language and culture originated in Ireland, extending to Dál Riata in southwest Scotland. In the Middle Ages it became dominant throughout Scotland and the Isle of Man also. However, in most areas, the Gaels were gradually anglicized and the Gaelic languages supplanted by English.

  • also known as 蓋爾族

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Google previewThe Personality of Ireland (2005)

Habitat, Heritage and History by E. Estyn Evans

In this Atlantic environment, a grazier's paradise, cattle came to be the main source of wealth and prestige; and the theme of the greatest epic tale of the Gaels is a cattle raid. In the vast body of customs and beliefs concerning cattle which have ...

Google previewEnvisioning Ireland (2010)

W.B. Yeats's Occult Nationalism by Claire Nally

There is no doubt that Lynch's dispute with Giraldus's negative portrayal of the Gaels is a legitimate one. However, the unsetding aspect of Giraldus as described here indicates that Lynch criticises the multiplicity implicit in the text itself, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of British Place-Names (2011)

by David Mills

stranger Gaels'. Gaelic gall + Ghaidel. The 'stranger Gaels' were people Galmoy 200 of mixed Irish and Scandinavian descent who ...

Google previewDictionary Of World Literature - Criticism, Forms, Technique (2013)

by Joseph T Shipley,

The Irish Gaels, as well as the Scots Gaels who shared with them a common literary language and a common culture until the end of the 16th c., inherited with the Celtic language a social structure which had a special place for a learned class ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives (2016)

by Paul Joseph

Gaels; the mostly Catholic “ Old English” immigrants who arrived between 1169 and the Reformation; the Protestant “New English,” who arrived during and after the Reformation; and the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of European Peoples (2006)

by Carl Waldman, Catherine Mason

Gaels. See CELTS; IRISH; SCOTS. Gaesati. (Gaesatae) The Gaesati are classified as a Celtic tribe. They lived in the Alps and Rhône valley and joined other CELTS, the BOII and INSUBRES, against the ROMANS in 225 B.C.E . Known as ...

Google previewThe Everything Large-Print Crossword Dictionary (2010)

Finding a solution has never been easier! by Charles Timmerman

tens Some bounders 5 hares Some bowls 6 arenas Some breads 4 ryes Somecanines 8 eyeteeth Some carpets 5 shags Some cats 4 toms 7 angoras Some Celts 5 gaels Some change 5 cents, dimes Some cheeses 5 edams Some collars ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religions (2008)

by John G. R. Forlong

Under this name are usually included the two division* of the Goidel and Brython Gaelic races, the Gauls, Kaledonians, Belgse, and Cymri ; the Cymbri, and the Gaels, as well as the Erse or Irish. The Greeks and Romans spoke loosely of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Surnames (1991)

by Percy Hide Reaney, Richard Middlewood Wilson

Orosius tells us that in the fifth century both Ireland and the Isle of Man were inhabited by Scoti—Gaels, of the same name as those from whom Scotland derived its name. In the ninth century Norsemen subdued the island which was mainly ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Britannica: Or, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Enlarged and Improved. Vol. 1. [- 20.] (1823)

Gaels,. may. and. moral. writers,. Smith,. Reid,. Lord. Monboddo,. Beat-. Scotland. *-Y- be noticed St Patrick, the apostle of Ireland. tie; among the physicians and surgeons, Bell, Black, 'TY-' The earliest fragment of Scottish literature is the ...

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