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[kon-awt] /ˈkɒn ɔt/
a province in the NW Republic of Ireland. 6610 sq. mi. (17,120 sq. km).
Irish Connacht. Unabridged
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  • Oh, surra bit o' me knows a word she's sayin', though it's mighty like the Irish of a Connaught man.

    Cedar Creek Elizabeth Hely Walshe
  • The Connaught folks are somewhat rough-and-ready with their dead.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • General Hutchinson, who commanded in Connaught, advanced against the invaders.

  • We dislike the Connaught people just as much as you do in England.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • Th' ould leddy herself was aiqual to the Major, an' a hospitabler ould cupple didn't live the Shannon side o' Connaught.

  • And in Kerry, where we'll be, the saints helping, before noon—which is all one with Connaught?

    The Wild Geese Stanley John Weyman
  • The 88th Connaught Rangers followed, and on our arrival, the bay was alive with boats full of red-coats.

    The British Expedition to the Crimea William Howard Russell
  • Well, thank God and his Grace, we'll have no more thrigonomethry nor scripther in Connaught.

  • The Celtic quarter, which was in Connaught, was old and meanly built.

  • They were still discussing the landing of guns in Ireland—in Connaught, I think.

    Gossamer George A. Birmingham
British Dictionary definitions for Connaught


another name for Connacht
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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