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From: "Is Mise Gan Ainm" <>
Subject: Re: What is the meaning of the term "Scot-Irish"
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 23:05:13 GMT
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"Micky Keenan" <> wrote in message
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> The term "Scotch-Irish" is an American phrase used to
describe >those who emigrated from Ireland during the 17th
and 18th Centuries.

It would be more accurate for you to write that it was made
popular by
in America by Americans, as the term was first used by the
English Queen Elizabeth l in the early 1600's.


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