Definition of Ollamh

1. Noun. in Irish history, a man of science or learning, equivalent to a university professor ¹



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Definition of Ollamh

1. a learned man in ancient Ireland [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ollamh

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olivopontocerebellar degeneration
olivospinal tract
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ollamh (current term)
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Literary usage of Ollamh

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1. The History of Ireland by Thomas Moore (1835)
"Among the numerous kings that, in this dim period of Irish history, pass like shadows before our eyes, the Royal Sage, ollamh ..."

2. The History of Ireland: Commencing with Its Earliest Period, to the Great by Thomas Moore (1843)
"Among the numerous kings that, in this dim period of Irish history, pass like shadows before our eyes, the Royal Sage, ollamh ..."

3. A History of the City and County of Cork by Mary Francis Cusack (1875)
"... that is related of the desertion of Tara, though there is some little uncertainty as to the exact date.' The feast of Tara was instituted by ollamh I. ..."

4. Insula Sanctorum Et Doctorum: Or, Ireland's Ancient Schools and Scholars by John Healy (1908)
"The ollamh-poet, or Doctor of Poetry, was required by law to spend at least twelve years in careful preparation for his final degree, and to have prepared ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish academy (1879)
"The first year of the reign of ollamh ... had been ten years in the sovereignty, he fell by ollamh ... Eochaidh was the first name of ollamh ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"An ollamh Sai had the rank and was entitled to the retinue of a Iti-j Tuatha, or tribe king. All questions between the different tribes, the interpretation ..."

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