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Roscommon

[ros-kom-uh n] /rɒsˈkɒm ən/
noun
1.
a county in Connacht, in the N Republic of Ireland. 54,499; 950 sq. mi. (2460 sq. km). County seat: Roscommon.
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Roscommon

/rɒsˈkɒmən/
noun
1.
an inland county of N central Republic of Ireland, in Connacht: economy based on cattle and sheep farming. County town: Roscommon. Pop: 53 774 (2002). Area: 2463 sq km (951 sq miles)
2.
a former name for Galway (sense 3)
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county in the province of Connaught, north-central Ireland. It is bounded by Counties Sligo (north), Leitrim (northeast), Longford and Westmeath (east), Offaly (southeast), Galway (southwest), and Mayo (west).

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