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[wik-loh] /ˈwɪk loʊ/
a county in Leinster province, in the E Republic of Ireland. 782 sq. mi. (2025 sq. km). County seat: Wicklow. Unabridged
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  • The morning broke over the beautiful bay and the bold hills of Wicklow in peculiar loveliness.

  • She is waiting for them—one in Paris, and the other in Wicklow.

    Nights in London Thomas Burke
  • Accompanied by his wife, and acting as his own coachman, he drove through the counties of Wicklow and Wexford.

  • The gold of the Wicklow mountains is proverbial all over Ireland.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • I asked of a man regarding an old graveyard near Blessington in Wicklow.

  • He said, though, that when last he saw the Wicklow family they were all well.

  • The word will be 'Wicklow;' so when you come across they will shout to you, 'Who comes there?'

    Orange and Green G. A. Henty
  • I once, at the Devil's Glen, Wicklow, found a fox fast in a trap by the foot.

    Animal Intelligence George J. Romanes
  • If they had anything to do with developing Wicklow they'd make it stink!

    Changing Winds St. John G. Ervine
  • After Wicklow lane the window of Madame Doyle, courtdress milliner, stopped him.

    Ulysses James Joyce
British Dictionary definitions for Wicklow


a county of E Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province on the Irish Sea: consists of a coastal strip rising inland to the Wicklow Mountains; mainly agricultural, with several resorts. County town: Wicklow. Pop: 114 676 (2002). Area: 2025 sq km (782 sq miles)
a port in E Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Wicklow. Pop: 9355 (2002)
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