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  1. a county in Leinster, in the SE Republic of Ireland. 346 sq. mi. (896 sq. km). County seat: Carlow.
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Historical Examples of carlow

  • This unlucky newspaper was a thorn in the side of every patriot of Carlow County.

    The Gentleman From Indiana

    Booth Tarkington

  • Carlow folk held up their heads when journalism was mentioned.

  • It's dull, here in Carlow, of course—that is, it used to be.

  • And if we don't stop him, the 'Carlow County Herald' is finished.

  • It appeared that he had heard of Harkless, as well as the Carlow editor of him.

British Dictionary definitions for carlow


  1. 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)
  2. a town in SE Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Carlow. Pop: 18 487 (2002)
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