[ US /ˌkæɫəˈdoʊniə/ ]
- the geographical area (in Roman times) to the north of the Antonine Wall; now a poetic name for Scotland
How To Use Caledonia In A Sentence
- Wilson said there had been a resurgence in interest in restoring native woodlands, resulting in an increase of more than 30,000 hectares in Caledonian pinewoods alone over the past 15 years.
- Around Britain a series of deep seismic traverses has revealed many of the structures produced during the Caledonian orogeny and other earth movements that are continued out over the continental shelf.
- I wait to see whether an even more venerable Caledonian diver will now come forward.
- The New Caledonia dry forests ecoregion contains 379 native plant species (phanerogam), 59 of which are found only in the dry forests. New Caledonia dry forests
- Lude, commemorated in the ingenious Mr. Gunn's Essay on the Caledonian Harp, and so proceed in my story with all the brevity that my natural style of composition, partaking of what scholars call the periphrastic and ambagitory, and the vulgar the circumbendibus, will permit me. The Waverley
- Such perverse behaviour prompted calls for the group to be awarded the title of ‘the most charmless in rock’, so it's with a heavy heart that I trudge along London's Caledonian Road to meet them.
- There is also a suggestion that the match against Japan could be played in the Caledonian region to reward Scotland's most northerly region for its crucial and growing contribution to the national squad.
- Some classic examples are Egyptian vultures, New Caledonian crows and bowerbirds.
- Hawker's published version accords him a heroic role in retrieving and burying all the Caledonia's dead and succouring her one survivor.
- It still regards New Caledonia and French Polynesia as part of France, as much as Brittany or Provence are, and not as a colonial possession.