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Kilkenny

[ kil-ken-ee ]
/ kɪlˈkɛn i /
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noun
a county in Leinster, in the SE Republic of Ireland. 796 sq. mi. (2,060 sq. km).
its county seat.
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Kilkenny
/ (kɪlˈkɛnɪ) /

noun
a county of SE Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province: mostly agricultural. County town: Kilkenny. Pop: 80 339 (2002). Area: 2062 sq km (796 sq miles)
a market town in SE Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Kilkenny: capital of the ancient kingdom of Ossory. Pop: 9500 (latest est)
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