- a county in Connaught province, in the NW Republic of Ireland. 694 sq. mi. (1795 sq. km).
- its county seat: a seaport.
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Examples from the Web for sligo
There is no railway from Bundoran to Sligo, that is, no direct railway.
And my short experience of the Sligo folks confirms this statement.
Charleville, Mallow, Sligo, fell into the hands of the natives.The History of England from the Accession of James II.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
The outbreak at Drogheda was as sudden and disastrous as at Sligo.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)
If Turlough can hold him, we will catch him at Sligo at latest.Nuala O'Malley
- a county of NW Republic of Ireland, on the Atlantic: has a deeply indented low-lying coast; livestock and dairy farming. County town: Sligo. Pop: 58 200 (2002). Area: 1795 sq km (693 sq miles)
- a port in NW Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Sligo on Sligo Bay . Pop: 19 735 (2002)
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