- a district of W Northern Ireland, in Co Tyrone. Pop: 38 565 (2003 est). Area: 862 sq km (333 sq miles)
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There are Irish parts of Strabane, but they are unpleasant and unimportant.Ireland as It Is
Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
They retreated along the left bunk of the Boyne to Strabane.
The Irish army were then at Strabane, on their retreat from Londonderry.
I hope to be back in Strabane soon, but I shall never see the glen again, and watch the trout leaping behind the bridge.The Irish at the Front
We drove through a long suburb of Strabane into the busiest quarter of the busy little place.Ireland Under Coercion (2nd ed.) (1 of 2) (1888)
William Henry Hurlbert