Kildare

[kil-dair]
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noun

a county in Leinster, in the E Republic of Ireland. 654 sq. mi. (1695 sq. km). County seat: Naas.

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Historical Examples of kildare

  • But my name was not drawn, and I 'm to be off to Kildare this evening.

  • Damis hesitated as the Kildare's keen gray eyes bored into his own.

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  • Followed by Damis and a score of Earthmen, the Kildare led the way into a building.

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  • "Such was the case but it is so no longer since we number you among us," replied the Kildare.

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  • "And to any of them, Glavour's ship may have fled," replied the Kildare.

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British Dictionary definitions for kildare

Kildare

noun

a county of E Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province: mostly low-lying and fertile. County town: Naas. Pop: 163 944 (2002). Area: 1694 sq km (654 sq miles)
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