- a county in Leinster province, in the SE Republic of Ireland. 908 sq. mi. (2350 sq. km).
- its county seat: a seaport.
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Examples from the Web for wexford
I was born in Ireland, in the town of Wexford, on March 26th, 1854.The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2)
Already the Ulstermen were rising, and 30,000 rebels were afoot in Wexford.
Such were the doings on that Whitsunday in Wexford (27th May).
He was in Ireland in 1649, and was present at the taking of Wexford.
Enniscorthy was taken, and the royal army marched on Wexford.The Political History of England - Vol. X.
- 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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