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  1. a market town in Northern Ireland: reputedly the burial place of Saint Patrick. Pop: 10 316 (2001)
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Examples from the Web for downpatrick

Historical Examples of downpatrick

  • And the claims of Downpatrick to this great honor are not seriously disputed.

    One Irish Summer

    William Eleroy Curtis

  • The most ancient and celebrated is the abbey or cathedral of Downpatrick.

  • He it was that resided in Derlus, to the south of Dun-leth-glaise (Downpatrick).

  • At Downpatrick, where he built his cathedral, he took a little fawn which his men would have killed, and carried it in his breast.

  • It is a much more primitive structure than those at the Struel Wells, near Downpatrick.

    Ulster Folklore

    Elizabeth Andrews