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Strabane

noun
  1. a district of W Northern Ireland, in Co Tyrone. Pop: 38 565 (2003 est). Area: 862 sq km (333 sq miles)
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Examples from the Web for strabane

Historical Examples

  • There are Irish parts of Strabane, but they are unpleasant and unimportant.

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

  • The Irish army were then at Strabane, on their retreat from Londonderry.

  • They retreated along the left bunk of the Boyne to Strabane.

  • I hope to be back in Strabane soon, but I shall never see the glen again, and watch the trout leaping behind the bridge.

    The Irish at the Front

    Michael MacDonagh

  • We drove through a long suburb of Strabane into the busiest quarter of the busy little place.