a county in Leinster, in the SE Republic of Ireland. 346 sq. mi. (896 sq. km). County seat: Carlow.
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How to use Carlow in a sentence
The side of Wexford which bordered on Carlow and Kilkenny was also in very evil case.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3) | Richard Bagwell
It was of little consequence what sort of representatives the people of Carlow obtained.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
I whipped the hounds off in the end, took 'em by road to Fermoy that same evening and boxed 'em to my brother-in-law in Carlow.
Carlow is largely a granite county; but here the Leinster Chain does not form a uniform moorland.
The sandstone of the county is frequently of such a nature as to split easily into layers, known in commerce as Carlow flags.
British Dictionary definitions for Carlow
a county of SE Republic of Ireland, in Leinster: mostly flat, with barren mountains in the southeast. County town: Carlow. Pop: 46 014 (2002). Area: 896 sq km (346 sq miles)
a town in SE Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Carlow. Pop: 18 487 (2002)
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