- a former administrative county in W Northern Ireland: replaced by several new districts 1973.
- a male given name.
Examples from the Web for tyrone
Contemporary Examples of tyrone
The only rescuers were Glenn Doherty and Tyrone Woods, two former Navy SEALs.Congress Debunks Congress’s Nuttiest Benghazi Theories
November 26, 2014
Gawker followed suit with a piece by Tyrone Palmer in September.The ‘Back Door’ Is Having Its Pop Culture Moment
September 27, 2014
Then, at around dawn, two well-aimed mortar shots killed two more former Navy SEALS, Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty.General: We Didn't Even Try To Save American Lives In Benghazi
May 1, 2014
After a few minutes of this wretched nonsense, Tyrone Lewis sidles up to me and throws a hand on my shoulder.
The man introduces himself as Tyrone Lewis, a singer of gospel music.
Historical Examples of tyrone
The name of the leader of the rebels was the Earl of Tyrone.Queen Elizabeth
Faith, if I led the Tyrone in rethreat wanst I led them forty times.Soldiers Three, Part II.
In 1602 he obtained Tyrone's surrender in Ireland after three years' fighting.
This anecdote is taken from a biography of a Tyrone family, published in Belfast in 1829.Anecdotes of Dogs
In the course of a few months 3,000 men were starved to death in Tyrone.Peter Plymley's Letters
- a historical county of W Northern Ireland, occupying almost a quarter of the total area of Northern Ireland; in 1973 its administrative functions were devolved to several district councils
Word Origin and History for tyrone
Irish county, from Irish Tir Eoghain "Eoghan's Land," from Eoghan "Owen," ancestor of the O'Neills, who owned land here. Tir also forms the final syllable in Leinster, Munster, Ulster.