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 (wô′tər-fərd, wŏt′ər-)
A borough of southeast Ireland south-southwest of Dublin. A major port, Waterford is famous for its glass-manufacturing industry.


1. (Placename) 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. (Placename) a port in S Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Waterford: famous glass industry; fishing. Pop: 44 594 (2002)


(ˈwɔ tər fərd, ˈwɒt ər-)

1. a county in Munster province, in the S Republic of Ireland. 50,190; 710 sq. mi. (1840 sq. km).
2. its county seat: a seaport. 41,054.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Waterford - a port city in southern IrelandWaterford - a port city in southern Ireland; famous for glass industry
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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