- a county in Connacht, in the N Republic of Ireland. 54,499; 950 sq. mi. (2460 sq. km). County seat: Roscommon.
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The wool comes from Galway and Roscommon, combed here by combers, who earn 8s.A Tour in Ireland
The infant death-rate is 135 in Bradford, and 35 in Roscommon.Women's Wild Oats
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Mr. Roscommon laid his finger beside his nose and said softly, "Whishky!"
Roscommon was at first astounded, then indignant, and then warlike,—he was for an "appale to onst!"
Roscommon spent more time behind his bar than his grocer's counter.
- an inland county of N central Republic of Ireland, in Connacht: economy based on cattle and sheep farming. County town: Roscommon. Pop: 53 774 (2002). Area: 2463 sq km (951 sq miles)
- a former name for Galway (def. 3)
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