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Sligo

[slahy-goh]
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noun
  1. a county in Connaught province, in the NW Republic of Ireland. 694 sq. mi. (1795 sq. km).
  2. its county seat: a seaport.
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Examples from the Web for sligo

Historical Examples

  • There is no railway from Bundoran to Sligo, that is, no direct railway.

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

  • And my short experience of the Sligo folks confirms this statement.

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

  • Charleville, Mallow, Sligo, fell into the hands of the natives.

  • The outbreak at Drogheda was as sudden and disastrous as at Sligo.

  • If Turlough can hold him, we will catch him at Sligo at latest.

    Nuala O'Malley

    H. Bedford-Jones


British Dictionary definitions for sligo

Sligo

noun
  1. a county of NW Republic of Ireland, on the Atlantic: has a deeply indented low-lying coast; livestock and dairy farming. County town: Sligo. Pop: 58 200 (2002). Area: 1795 sq km (693 sq miles)
  2. a port in NW Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Sligo on Sligo Bay . Pop: 19 735 (2002)
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