Galway

[ gawl-wey ]
/ ˈgɔl weɪ /

noun

a county in S Connaught, in W Republic of Ireland. 2,293 sq. mi. (5,940 sq. km).
its county seat: a seaport in the W part.

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Galway
/ (ˈɡɔːlweɪ) /

noun

a county of W Republic of Ireland, in S Connacht, on Galway Bay and the Atlantic: it has a deeply indented coastline and many offshore islands, including the Aran Islands. County town: Galway. Pop: 209 077 (2002). Area: 5939 sq km (2293 sq miles)
a port in W Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Galway, on Galway Bay: important fisheries (esp for salmon). Pop: 66 163 (2002)
a breed of sheep with long wool, originally from W IrelandFormer name: Roscommon
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