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[ki-lahr-nee] /kɪˈlɑr ni/
a town in the SW Republic of Ireland.
Lakes of, three lakes in SW Ireland. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Let one of the boys saddle a horse and ride over to Killarney.

    The O'Donoghue Charles James Lever
  • Killarney, the region of the arbutus, boasts of no such tree as this.

    A Tour in Ireland Arthur Young
  • Upon the whole, Killarney, among the lakes that I have seen, can scarcely be said to have a rival.

    A Tour in Ireland Arthur Young
  • The scene is laid at Killarney, Ireland; time, last century.

  • We talked of Killarney, which they tell me I must visit when I cease to bark.

    Blue-Stocking Hall, Vol. 1 (of 3) William Pitt Scargill
  • It is to prevail with our beloved mother to accompany us to Killarney.

    Blue-Stocking Hall, Vol. 1 (of 3) William Pitt Scargill
  • Twin Lakes in Connecticut is one of them, and Killarney is a poet-ridden place.

    Just Irish Charles Battell Loomis
  • At Killarney a variety of articles are made from the wood of the arbutus.

  • It is not so finished, not so exquisite, as Killarney; but I should rather choose it for a holiday.

    Munster Stephen Lucius Gwynn
  • The village of Killarney is unattractive and untidy, but it is a busy place.

    One Irish Summer William Eleroy Curtis
British Dictionary definitions for Killarney


a town in SW Republic of Ireland, in Co Kerry: a tourist centre near the Lakes of Killarney. Pop: 13 137 (2002)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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