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  1. a mountainous region in County Galway, W Ireland, on the Atlantic coast.
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Examples from the Web for connemara

Historical Examples of connemara

  • Where is the bit of new rope, Cathleen, was bought in Connemara?

    Riders to the Sea

    J. M. Synge

  • One of the most simple forms of lace work is Connemara lace.

  • And the woman asked her where did she come from, and she said that she had just come from Connemara.

  • Aran brings its turf from Connemara and carries them limestone in exchange.


    Stephen Lucius Gwynn

  • What more could an Irishman ask; and a Connemara Irishman at that?

    At Start and Finish

    William Lindsey

British Dictionary definitions for connemara


  1. a barren coastal region of W Republic of Ireland, in Co Galway: consists of quartzite mountains, peat bogs, and many lakes; noted for its breed of pony originating from the hilly regions
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