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1 Father of the children changed into swans in Oidheadh Chlainne Lir [The Tragic Story of the Children of Lir].

2 Genitive form of the OIr. ler ‘sea’ in the patronymic of the Irish sea-god Manannán mac Lir; in Manx, Leirr. His granddaughter is Sinann, goddess of the Shannon. See also LLŶR.

Subjects: Religion.


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