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CORONACH (a Gaelic word, from comh, w...

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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 185 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CORONACH (a Gaelic word, from comh, with, and ranach, wailing), the lamentation or dirge for the dead which accompanied funerals in the Highlands of Scotland and in Ireland. The more usual term in Ireland is " keen " or " keening."
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