[kreyg-ey-vuh n, -av-uh n]


James Craig, 1st Viscount,1871–1940, first prime minister of Northern Ireland 1921–40. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of craigavon

  • It made known the modus operandi, as Craigavon had made known the policy.

  • Carson's speech at Craigavon crystallised them into practical politics.

  • This was what the eager listeners at Craigavon hoped in hushed expectancy to hear from their new leader.

  • No time was lost in giving practical shape to the policy outlined at Craigavon, and in taking steps to give effect to it.

  • The proceedings at Craigavon and at the Conference naturally created a sensation on both sides of the Channel.

British Dictionary definitions for craigavon



a district in central Northern Ireland, in Co Armagh. Pop: 57 685 (2001). Area: 279 sq km (108 sq miles)
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