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[kweenz-toun] /ˈkwinzˌtaʊn/
former name of Cóbh. Unabridged
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  • In vain did Murphy explain that Queenstown was around the corner to the south, and it was to Queenstown that they were bound.

    The Grain Ship Morgan Robertson
  • Some time that night we touched at Queenstown, and next evening we were in Liverpool.

  • A delegation of five of our members were sent to investigate the Irish question and report at Queenstown.

  • Then you must land at Queenstown and cable a complete account to the Argus.'

    A Woman Intervenes Robert Barr
  • Let us test who of our party shall lose the fewest meals from New York to Queenstown.

    The Harris-Ingram Experiment Charles E. Bolton
  • Being on a journey, he had walked from Queenstown to see the falls.

  • We had stopped at the entrance to Queenstown harbor to deliver the mails, and some fish had been brought aboard.

    Ponkapog Papers Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  • The type of Dinornis didinus was found at Queenstown by Mr. Squires.

    Extinct Birds Walter Rothschild
  • A lady on a Queenstown steamer had put her foot down the bunker's hole, and broke her ankle through the accident.

British Dictionary definitions for Queenstown


the former name (1849–1922) of Cóbh
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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