/ (ˈliːtrɪm) /

  1. a county of N Republic of Ireland in Connacht province, on Donegal Bay: agricultural. County town: Carrick-on-Shannon. Pop: 25 799 (2002). Area: 1525 sq km (589 sq miles)

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How to use Leitrim in a sentence

  • The Cavan & Leitrim railway starts from Belturbet and soon leaves the county to the west.

  • Coming up redheaded curates from the county Leitrim, rinsing empties and old man in the cellar.

    Ulysses | James Joyce
  • There was once a grown-up lad in the County Leitrim, and he was strong and lively, and the son of a rich farmer.

  • The Commons begged to have the trial in their House before business began, and all assembled to greet the Leitrim champion.

    Irish Nationality | Alice Stopford Green
  • Mr. Jones of Leitrim took up the challenge for an Irishman of his county who "had never worn linen or woollen."

    Irish Nationality | Alice Stopford Green