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Monaghan

[mon-uh-guh n, -han] /ˈmɒn ə gən, -ˌhæn/
noun
1.
a county in the NE Republic of Ireland. 498 sq. mi. (1290 sq. km). County seat: Monaghan.
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Monaghan

/ˈmɒnəhən/
noun
1.
a county of NE Republic of Ireland, in Ulster province: many small lakes. County town: Monaghan. Pop: 52 593 (2002). Area: 1292 sq km (499 sq miles)
2.
a town in NE Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Monaghan. Pop: 5717 (2002)
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one of the three counties of Ireland forming part of the historic province of Ulster, projecting northward into Northern Ireland. Most of the county's northern boundary winds through cultivated lowlands except on Slieve Beagh, a desolate upland rising to 1,221 feet (372 metres). For many miles the boundary with Northern Ireland runs along the River Blackwater

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