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Queenstown

[kweenz-toun]
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noun
  1. former name of Cóbh.
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  • The expedition returned to Queenstown, and a consultation took place.

  • Some time that night we touched at Queenstown, and next evening we were in Liverpool.

  • Then you must land at Queenstown and cable a complete account to the Argus.'

  • She is going to telegraph from Queenstown the full essence of the reports—of both our reports.'

  • You've heard, haven't you, about the Cunard Line and Queenstown?

    Changing Winds

    St. John G. Ervine


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Queenstown

noun
  1. the former name (1849–1922) of Cóbh
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