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Waterford

[waw-ter-ferd, wot-er-] /ˈwɔ tər fərd, ˈwɒt ər-/
noun
1.
a county in Munster province, in the S Republic of Ireland. 710 sq. mi. (1840 sq. km).
2.
its county seat: a seaport.
3.
a town in SE Connecticut.
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Waterford

/ˈwɔːtəfəd/
noun
1.
a county of S Republic of Ireland, in Munster province on the Atlantic: mountainous in the centre and in the northwest County town: Waterford. Pop: 101 546 (2002). Area: 1838 sq km (710 sq miles)
2.
a port in S Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Waterford: famous glass industry; fishing. Pop: 44 594 (2002)
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Word Origin and History for Waterford

city in southeastern Ireland; 1783 in reference to a type of glassware manufactured there.

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Encyclopedia Article for Waterford

county in the province of Munster, southern Ireland. It is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the south and from west to east by Counties Cork, Tipperary, Kilkenny, and Wexford. The county's northern boundary follows the River Suir through the city of Waterford

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