Definition of Scotland. Meaning of Scotland. Synonyms of Scotland

Definition of Scotland. Meaning of Scotland. Synonyms of Scotland

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The curse of Scotland
Curse Curse, n. [AS. curs. See Curse, v. t.] 1. An invocation of, or prayer for, harm or injury; malediction. Lady, you know no rules of charity, Which renders good for bad, blessings for curses. --Shak. 2. Evil pronounced or invoked upon another, solemnly, or in passion; subjection to, or sentence of, divine condemnation. The priest shall write these curses in a book. --Num. v. 23. Curses, like chickens, come home to roost. --Old Proverb. 3. The cause of great harm, evil, or misfortune; that which brings evil or severe affliction; torment. The common curse of mankind, folly and ignorance. --Shak. All that I eat, or drink, or shall beget, Is propagated curse. --Milton. The curse of Scotland (Card Playing), the nine of diamonds. Not worth a curse. See under Cress. Syn: Malediction; imprecation; execration. See Malediction.

Meaning of Scotland from wikipedia

- Scotland (Scots: Scotland), (Scottish Gaelic: Alba [ˈal̪ˠapə] ( listen)) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third...
- Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig [ˈkaːlikʲ] ( listen)) or Scots Gaelic, sometimes also referred to simply as Gaelic, is a Celtic language native to the Gaels...
- language spoken in lowland Scotland Scottish Gaelic, a Celtic language native to Scotland Scottish national identity, the Scottish identity and common culture...
- Education in Scotland is overseen by the Scottish Government and has a history of universal provision of public education, and the Scottish education system...
- The Flag of Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: bratach na h-Alba; Scots: Banner o Scotland) is also known as St Andrew's Cross or the Saltire. As the national...
- symbols of Scotland are flags, icons or cultural expressions that are emblematic, representative or otherwise characteristic of Scotland or Scottish culture...
- history of Scotland is known to have begun by the end of the last glacial period (in the paleolithic), roughly 10,000 years ago. Prehistoric Scotland entered...
- Banknotes of Scotland are the banknotes of the Pound Sterling that are issued by the Scottish banks and in circulation in Scotland. The issuing of banknotes...
- Scottish Parliament (Scottish Gaelic: Pàrlamaid na h-Alba; Scots: The Scots Pairlament) is the devolved national, unicameral legislature of Scotland....
- The Scottish people (Scots: Scots Fowk; Scottish Gaelic: Albannaich), or Scots, are a nation and ethnic group native to Scotland. Historically, they emerged...
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