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Mullingar

noun
  1. a town in N central Republic of Ireland, the county town of Co Westmeath; site of cathedral; cattle raised. Pop: 15 621 (2002)
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Historical Examples

  • General Ginckel went into winter quarters at Mullingar, in Westmeath.

    The Huguenots in France

    Samuel Smiles.

  • Mackay, moved in the beginning of June from their headquarters at Mullingar.

  • The plains of Westmeath round Mullingar are noted for fattening cattle.

  • Then you must send them on to Westmeath; I suppose the Mullingar butchers won't boycott you?

    The Landleaguers

    Anthony Trollope

  • For this service he received from the government the post of barrack-master at Mullingar, which he held till his death.