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Sligo

[slahy-goh] /ˈslaɪ goʊ/
noun
1.
a county in Connaught province, in the NW Republic of Ireland. 694 sq. mi. (1795 sq. km).
2.
its county seat: a seaport.
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Sligo

/ˈslaɪɡəʊ/
noun
1.
a county of NW Republic of Ireland, on the Atlantic: has a deeply indented low-lying coast; livestock and dairy farming. County town: Sligo. Pop: 58 200 (2002). Area: 1795 sq km (693 sq miles)
2.
a port in NW Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Sligo on Sligo Bay. Pop: 19 735 (2002)
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county in the province of Connaught, northwestern Ireland. It is bounded by Counties Leitrim (east), Roscommon (southeast), and Mayo (southwest); an arm of the Atlantic Ocean forms its other borders

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