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[Irish. kon-uhkht, -uh t]
  1. Irish name of Connaught.
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Examples from the Web for connacht

Historical Examples

  • I've a notion of sendin' you an' him on a walkin' tour in Connacht.

    Changing Winds

    St. John G. Ervine

  • He had a reputation in Connacht as a singularly bold rider to hounds.

    The Red Hand of Ulster

    George A. Birmingham

  • The Connacht Eagle was, in fact, the only newspaper in Ballymoy.

    General John Regan

    George A. Birmingham

  • Here in Connacht there is no doubt as to the continuance of life after death.

  • He's quite enthusiastic, don't you know, about Hyde's Lovesongs of Connacht.


    James Joyce

British Dictionary definitions for connacht



  1. a province and ancient kingdom of NW Republic of Ireland: consists of the counties of Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon, and Sligo. Pop: 464 296 (2002). Area: 17 122 sq km (6611 sq miles)
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