Galway

[gawl-wey]
noun
  1. a county in S Connaught, in W Republic of Ireland. 2293 sq. mi. (5940 sq. km).
  2. its county seat: a seaport in the W part.
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  • Did you ask him would he stop Bartley going this day with the horses to the Galway fair?

  • "I haven't got a common ground with you people," he said to Marsh and Galway.

    Changing Winds

    St. John G. Ervine

  • But the scheme has merit, and Galway and I are plotting to capture the movement from Griffiths.

    Changing Winds

    St. John G. Ervine

  • "The minute they'd got us out of the way, they'd break their word," said Galway.

    Changing Winds

    St. John G. Ervine

  • But wherever you go, you see nothing like the dirt of counties Galway and Mayo.

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)


British Dictionary definitions for galway

Galway

noun
  1. 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)
  2. a port in W Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Galway, on Galway Bay: important fisheries (esp for salmon). Pop: 66 163 (2002)
  3. a breed of sheep with long wool, originally from W IrelandFormer name: Roscommon
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