[ kav-uhn ]
/ ˈkæv ən /
a county in Ulster, in the N Republic of Ireland. 730 sq. mi. (1,890 sq. km).
the seat of this county.
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How to use Cavan in a sentence
Three days afterwards he went down, and Cavan obediently accepted its man.
Frank has seen her down in Cavan, and declares that she is about to make any amount of money at the London theatres.
Everybody in County Cavan seemed to know that there was £200 and no more to be spent by the new member.
The Cavan & Leitrim railway starts from Belturbet and soon leaves the county to the west.
British Dictionary definitions for Cavan
a county of N Republic of Ireland: hilly, with many small lakes and bogs. County town: Cavan. Pop: 56 546 (2002). Area: 1890 sq km (730 sq miles)
a market town in N Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Cavan. Pop: 6098 (2002)
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