Galway


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Gal·way

 (gôl′wā′)
A city of west-central Ireland on Galway Bay, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. Galway was incorporated in the late 1300s and is today an important industrial and tourist center.

Galway

(ˈɡɔːlweɪ)
n
1. (Placename) a county of W Republic of Ireland, in S Connacht, on Galway Bay and the Atlantic: it has a deeply indented coastline and many offshore islands, including the Aran Islands. County town: Galway. Pop: 209 077 (2002). Area: 5939 sq km (2293 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a port in W Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Galway, on Galway Bay: important fisheries (esp for salmon). Pop: 66 163 (2002)
3. (Breeds) a breed of sheep with long wool, originally from W Ireland. Former name: Roscommon

Gal•way

(ˈgɔl weɪ)

n.
1. a county in S Connaught, in W Republic of Ireland. 171,836; 2293 sq. mi. (5940 sq. km).
2. its county seat: a seaport in the W part. 47,104.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Galway - a port city in western Ireland on Galway BayGalway - a port city in western Ireland on Galway Bay
Eire, Ireland, Irish Republic, Republic of Ireland - a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
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He's a Galway man inhabitin' South Boston, where they all live mostly, an' mostly them Galway men are good in a boat.
Takes to ut like a duck to water," said Long Jack, a grizzly- chinned, long-lipped Galway man, bending to and fro exactly as Manuel had done.
The speaker was even larger than the Galway man, and his face was made curious by a purple cut running slantways from his left eye to the right corner of his mouth.
Tis easier to get colts from a Kibbereen horse-fair into Galway than to take a bad draf' over ten miles av counthry.
I tell you, sir, a foreigner, or, for the matter of that, an unaccredited native, can't get within four miles of Lydd nowadays --not to mention our little circus at Aldershot, and the experimental camp in Galway.
Contrary winds first put us to the northward, and we were obliged to put in at Galway, in Ireland, where we lay wind-bound two-and-twenty days; but we had this satisfaction with the disaster, that provisions were here exceeding cheap, and in the utmost plenty; so that while we lay here we never touched the ship's stores, but rather added to them.
Among his many accolades, Galway was named Musician Of The Year by Musical America, has received the Record Of The Year award from Billboard magazine, and the Grand Prix du Disque for his recordings of the Mozart Concerti.
Tenders are invited for galway city council is providing a temporary park and ride facility at the galway racecourse, ballybrit, galway .
GAA: LEINSTER SHC SEMI-FINAL Galway v Kilkenny Tullamore 4pm, Live on RTE CONOR HAYES reckons hurling history can repeat itself - provided the real Galway turn up in Tullamore.
PEOPLE talk about the mystique of the Galway festival, the magic of Galway.
OTCCBB:HLTLA) today announced that the Company has entered into a strategic alliance with Galway Financial Group, Inc.
Galway 2 Derry C 1 A LATE winner from Stephen Folan gave Galway a massive lift in their battle to beat the drop as they dented Derry's Europa League hopes.