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townland

/ˈtaʊnlænd/
noun
1.
(Irish) a division of land of various sizes
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  • She herself and the other maidens of the townland were once out upon the summer sheiling (grazing).

  • These objects were found in a bog in the townland of Cromaghs, parish of Armoy, Co.

  • I will describe one named from the townland in which it is situated, Ballycairn Fort.

    Ulster Folklore Elizabeth Andrews
  • You remember the seizure you made some time ago in the townland of Ahadarra?

    The Emigrants Of Ahadarra William Carleton
  • "Between me and the townland that my desire is in," the Oran steersman prompted.

    The Wind Bloweth Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
  • John Barry was born in 1745 in the townland of Ballysampson.

  • But if they did it was on this hearth was kindled a blaze that swept the townland and wrapped the country.

    Waysiders Seumas O'Kelly
  • Demesne situate in the townland of Rosenallis, barony of Tinnahinch.

    Ulysses James Joyce
  • It is identical with Kylebeg, the name of a townland in the same locality.

  • It was between Oranmore and Kilcornan, and close to the townland of Moyvaela.

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