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  1. the county town of Co Tipperary, Republic of Ireland; birthplace of Laurence Sterne; meat processing and enamelware. Pop: 16 910 (2002)
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Examples from the Web for clonmel

Historical Examples

  • It is much under sheep; but towards Clonmel there is a great deal of tillage.

    A Tour in Ireland

    Arthur Young

  • Before we knew it we were entering Carrick-on-Suir, which we took for Clonmel.

    In Unfamiliar England

    Thomas Dowler Murphy

  • It is nearly twenty miles from Clonmel, and the road is surprisingly good.

    In Unfamiliar England

    Thomas Dowler Murphy

  • The people of Clonmel repeat the charge, and extend it to the other monks.

  • In September the leaders of the movement were brought to trial in Clonmel.

    Sir Charles Napier

    Sir William Francis Butler