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Enniskillen

formerly Inniskilling

noun
  1. a town in SW Northern Ireland, in Fermanagh, on an island in the River Erne: scene of the defeat of James II's forces in 1689. Pop: 13 599 (2001)
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  • The cavalry, supported by light artillery, were to take Enniskillen by surprise.

    Gossamer

    George A. Birmingham

  • It was a great day for Enniskillen and for the Enniskillen Guards, who were out in force.

    Just Irish

    Charles Battell Loomis

  • The two most important of these centres were Enniskillen and Londonderry.

  • He was singing a stave from the "Enniskillen Dragoon" when I came up with him.

  • As one approaches Enniskillen the glories of Loch Erne commence.


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