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Gormflaith (modern spelling: Gormfhlaith or Gormlaith)[pronunciation?] is an Irish language female given name meaning "blue princess" or "illustrious princess".

Gormfhlaith is also a Gaelic mythological personification of Ireland. The word Gormfhlaith is a compound of the Irish words gorm ("blue") and flaith ("sovereign").

Gormfhlaith is noted in early Irish texts as the name of several queens closely connected with dynastic politics in 10th- and 11th-century Ireland, and was one of the most popular Gaelic-Irish female forenames between the 8th and 16th century.

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