Scotch-Irish or Ulster Scots
The Ulster Scots (Ulster-Scots:
Ulstčr-Scotch; Irish: Albanaigh Uladh or
Uladh-Albanaigh) are an ethnic group in Ireland,
found mostly in the Ulster region and to a lesser
extent in the rest of Ireland. Their ancestors were
mostly Protestant Lowland Scottish people, many
being from the "Border Reivers" culture.
1. A line of descent traced continuously from an
ancestor: "combing through the birth records and
2. The study and tracing of lines of descent or
1. The state of being obsessed with someone or
2. An idea or thought that continually preoccupies
or intrudes on a person's mind.