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 (kŏn-kŭv′ər, -ko͞o′ho͝or, kŏn′ər)
Legendary king of Ulster, who fell in love with Deirdre and was king during the adventures of Cuchulain.


(ˈkɒŋkəʊwə; ˈkɒnʊə)
(European Myth & Legend) (in Irish legend) a king of Ulster at about the beginning of the Christian era. See also Deirdre


(ˈkɒŋ koʊ wər, ˈkɒn əˌhʊər, ˈkɒn ʊər)

a legendary king of Ulster.
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