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Connaught

[kon-awt]
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noun
  1. a province in the NW Republic of Ireland. 6610 sq. mi. (17,120 sq. km).
Irish Connacht.
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Examples from the Web for connaught

Historical Examples

  • But in Leinster, Munster, and Connaught, the people are paying the landlord.

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

  • The Connaught folks are somewhat rough-and-ready with their dead.

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

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

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

  • And in Kerry, where we'll be, the saints helping, before noon—which is all one with Connaught?

    The Wild Geese

    Stanley John Weyman

  • Well, thank God and his Grace, we'll have no more thrigonomethry nor scripther in Connaught.


British Dictionary definitions for connaught

Connaught

noun
  1. another name for Connacht
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