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[kon-awt] /ˈkɒn ɔt/
a province in the NW Republic of Ireland. 6610 sq. mi. (17,120 sq. km).
Irish Connacht. Unabridged
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  • Oh, surra bit o' me knows a word she's sayin', though it's mighty like the Irish of a Connaught man.

    Cedar Creek Elizabeth Hely Walshe
  • They were still discussing the landing of guns in Ireland—in Connaught, I think.

    Gossamer George A. Birmingham
  • General Hutchinson, who commanded in Connaught, advanced against the invaders.

  • For centuries the bridge and castle had formed the great highway into Connaught.

    The Huguenots in France Samuel Smiles.
  • Th' ould leddy herself was aiqual to the Major, an' a hospitabler ould cupple didn't live the Shannon side o' Connaught.

  • One of the arches was broken down, on the Connaught side of the river.

    The Huguenots in France Samuel Smiles.
  • The 88th Connaught Rangers followed, and on our arrival, the bay was alive with boats full of red-coats.

    The British Expedition to the Crimea William Howard Russell
  • The Connaught folks are somewhat rough-and-ready with their dead.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • The Celtic quarter, which was in Connaught, was old and meanly built.

  • We dislike the Connaught people just as much as you do in England.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
British Dictionary definitions for Connaught


another name for Connacht
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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