- a county in Munster province, in the S Republic of Ireland. 1643 sq. mi. (4255 sq. km). County seat: Clonmel.
- a town in this county.
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Examples from the Web for tipperary
The Tipperary folks were once thought as good as the Bank of England.Ireland as It Is
Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
There was nothing in all this to excite alarm,—at least in the mind of Tipperary Tom.
After they'd sung "Tipperary" they sang a lot of other songs.
I opened it, and saw, to my surprise, my old companion Tipperary Joe.Jack Hinton
Charles James Lever
I think the idea of cheap labour in Tipperary cheered him up.The Red Hand of Ulster
George A. Birmingham
- a county of S Republic of Ireland, in Munster province; divided into the North Riding and South Riding: mountainous. County town: Clonmel; Nenagh serves as administrative capital of the North Riding. Pop: 140 131 (2002). Area: 4255 sq km (1643 sq miles)
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