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 (kŏn′ət, -əKHt) also Con·naught (-ôt′)
A historical region of west-central Ireland. An ancient native kingdom, it was dominated by the O'Connor family in the 11th and 12th centuries.


(Placename) another name for Connacht


(ˈkɒn ɔt)

a province in the NW Republic of Ireland. 430,726; 6610 sq. mi. (17,120 sq. km). Irish, Connacht.
References in classic literature ?
The truth of the houl matter is jist simple enough; for the very first day that I com'd from Connaught, and showd my swate little silf in the strait to the widdy, who was looking through the windy, it was a gone case althegither with the heart o' the purty Misthress Tracle.
That's all to no use, Mounseer Frog, mavourneen," thinks I; and I talked as hard and as fast as I could all the while, and throth it was mesilf jist that divarted her leddyship complately and intirely, by rason of the illigant conversation that I kipt up wid her all about the dear bogs of Connaught.
The story is one of the beautiful Queen Meav of Connaught.
Then began a mighty war between the men of Ulster and the men of Connaught.
Dionysius O'Gall of Bitternutt Lodge, Connaught, Ireland.
It is, to be sure; and when you get to Bitternutt Lodge, Connaught, Ireland, I shall never see you again, Jane: that's morally certain.
5-acre Connaught Square development site in Digbeth, just 200 yards away from Birmingham's Bullring, is to be sold by Ireland's National Asset Management Agency.
The project was stopped in its tracks after Begbies Traynor were called in by backers Allied Irish Bank, which was owed pounds 24 million by Connaught Square Ltd.
CONNAUGHT Compliance of Caerphilly is rebranding as Santia.
Southport MP John Pugh m ade the call to Sefton council after it was revealed subcontractors of Connaught are owed tens of thousands of pounds.
THE number of redundancies at collapsed social housing firm Connaught rose to 1,100 -but a new deal with a rival company could offer hope to nearly half of its former emplo yees.
THE number of job losses at social housing group Connaught has risen to 1,100.