laois

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Laois (ˈliːʃ)
 
n
Laoighis, Also called: Leix, Former name: Queen's County a county of central Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province: formerly boggy but largely reclaimed for agriculture. County town: Portlaoise. Pop: 58 774 (2002). Area: 1719 sq km (664 sq miles)

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