Wexford

[ weks-ferd ]
/ ˈwɛks fərd /

noun

a county in Leinster province, in the SE Republic of Ireland. 908 sq. mi. (2,350 sq. km).
its county seat: a seaport.

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Wexford
/ (ˈwɛksfəd) /

noun

a county of SE Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province on the Irish Sea: the first Irish county to be colonized from England; mostly low-lying and fertile. County town: Wexford. Pop: 116 596 (2002). Area: 2352 sq km (908 sq miles)
a port in SE Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Wexford: sacked by Oliver Cromwell in 1649. Pop: 17 235 (2002)
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