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Strabane

/strəˈbæn/
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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  • There are Irish parts of strabane, but they are unpleasant and unimportant.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • They retreated along the left bunk of the Boyne to strabane.

    The Huguenots in France Samuel Smiles.
  • The Irish army were then at strabane, on their retreat from Londonderry.

    The Huguenots in France Samuel Smiles.
  • 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.

  • These considerations are closely observed by the people of strabane, the best of whom are steady loyalists.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • The hills round strabane retain their Irish names, but the genius of the place is distinctly Scottish.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • There are three rivers at strabane, which, notwithstanding the neglect of the guide-books, is well worth the tourist's attention.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • The Town Commissioners, as a whole, are not highly esteemed by the people of strabane.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • strabane stood at the meeting of the rivers Mourne and Fin to form the Foyle; and in the three valleys the land was fertile.

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