Pronunciation: (skoch'ī'rish), [key]
(used with a plural v.) the descendants of the Lowland Scots who were settled in Ulster in the 17th century.
1. of or pertaining to the Scotch-Irish.
2. of mixed Scottish and Irish descent. Also,Scots-Irish.
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