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British Dictionary definitions for dungannon


  1. a district of S Northern Ireland, in Co Tyrone. Pop: 48 695 (2003 est). Area: 783 sq km (302 sq miles)
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Historical Examples

  • By the time John was sixteen he was ready to leave the school at Dungannon.

    John Nicholson

    R. E. Cholmeley

  • Cannon were brought against Dungannon, which soon surrendered.

  • He then took proceedings against O'Cahan, at the assizes in Dungannon.

  • Dungannon, Mountjoy, and several of the other forts, were also surprised and taken.

  • In Dungannon the independence of the Irish parliament (to which the town returned two members) was proclaimed in 1782.