Fomorian


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  • noun

Synonyms for Fomorian

one of a group of Celtic sea demons sometimes associated with the hostile power of nature

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Fomorians were mythological half-human, half-sea monster creatures associated with the waters of the Celtic fringe including Strangford Lough.
Nuada, the first High King of the Tuatha De Danaan, perishes in the Battle of Moytura North at the hands of the Fomorian king Balor (who, in a sequence of unavoidably suspicious similarities, is also called the Evil Eye, and who resides in the Tower of Glass).
Fury of the Feywild , the first Module for Neverwinter , is a free content expansion due this summer that chronicles an attempt by Fomorian Giants to seize the Elven city of Sharandar.
Watson shows that the Fomorians were in old Irish accounts represented as pirates who ravaged the coasts of Ireland, laying the people under tribute.
Mackenzie in fact claims that the Fionn tales were "imported from Ireland" and, transformed locally, the "Fians became Fomorians, or giants, and acquired the characteristics of these Fomorians" (112).