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Craigavon

[kreyg-ey-vuh n, -av-uh n] /kreɪgˈeɪ vən, -ˈæv ən/
noun
1.
James Craig, 1st Viscount, 1871–1940, first prime minister of Northern Ireland 1921–40.
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  • Carson's speech at Craigavon crystallised them into practical politics.

    Ulster's Stand For Union

    Ronald McNeill
  • It made known the modus operandi, as Craigavon had made known the policy.

    Ulster's Stand For Union

    Ronald McNeill
  • This was what the eager listeners at Craigavon hoped in hushed expectancy to hear from their new leader.

    Ulster's Stand For Union

    Ronald McNeill
  • No time was lost in giving practical shape to the policy outlined at Craigavon, and in taking steps to give effect to it.

    Ulster's Stand For Union

    Ronald McNeill
  • The proceedings at Craigavon and at the Conference naturally created a sensation on both sides of the Channel.

    Ulster's Stand For Union

    Ronald McNeill
  • The speaker then touched upon a question which naturally arose out of the Craigavon policy of resistance to Home Rule.

    Ulster's Stand For Union

    Ronald McNeill
  • That evening of the 14th of April, at Craigavon, was a memorable one for all who were present at the meeting.

    Ulster's Stand For Union

    Ronald McNeill
  • It was the fulfilment of the Craigavon resolution—to take over the government "of those districts which they could control."

    Ulster's Stand For Union

    Ronald McNeill
British Dictionary definitions for Craigavon

Craigavon

/ˌkreɪɡˈævən/
noun
1.
a district in central Northern Ireland, in Co Armagh. Pop: 57 685 (2001). Area: 279 sq km (108 sq miles)
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