Definition of Manannan

1. Noun. Celtic god of the sea; son of Ler.

Geographical relationships: Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland
Generic synonyms: Celtic Deity



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manannan

Mamoudzou
Mamta
Mamu
Man.
Man5-acetylglucosamine acetylglucosaminyltransferase
Man City
Man U
Man United
Man Upstairs
Man in Black
Man of the Match
Managua
Manal
Manam
Manama
Manannan (current term)
Manannan mac Lir
Manaus
Manawydan
Manawyddan
Manc
Manchego
Manchester
Manchester terrier
Manchestrian
Manchu

Literary usage of Manannan

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1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1895)
"He laid her down [still] sleeping by the side of the inver, so that he might go to take counsel with Manannan ; but after he had gone, a wave came over her ..."

2. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"Manannan made then whole-burned sacrifice, Of sheep and beves, ... When legions passed sea-sound, Manannan hears ; With only few in company and stranger ..."

3. Harvard Studies and Notes in Philology and Literature by Dept. of Modern Languages, Harvard University (1903)
"370-371, suggests a connection between Manannan and the Irish stem man- (" a trick "). The shape-shifting character of Manannan is well established. ..."

4. The Scandinavian Kingdom of Dublin by Charles Haliday (1884)
"Johnson* adds, " That the Manks in their ancient records call him (Manannan) a paynim, and that at his pleasure he kept by necromancy the land of Man in ..."

5. Origins of English History by Charles Isaac Elton (1890)
"... The most important character of the group is the famous "Manannan Mac Lir." He was the patron of traffic and merchandise, and according to " Cormac's ..."

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