Meaning of Fomorian

Fo•mor•i•an

Pronunciation: (fō-môr'ē-un), [key]
— n. Irish Legend.
  1. one of a race of pirates or sea demons who raided and pillaged Ireland but were finally defeated: sometimes associated with the hostile powers of nature.
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