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Three small islands of western Ireland at the entrance to Galway Bay. They are noted for their Iron Age ruins and for their distinctive knitware.
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(Placename) a group of three islands in the Atlantic, off the W coast of the Republic of Ireland: Aranmore or Inishmore (the largest), Inishmaan, and Inisheer. Pop: 1280 (2002). Area: 46 sq km (18 sq miles)
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a group of three islands off the W central coast of Ireland. ab. 18 sq. mi. (47 sq. km).
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|Noun||1.||Aran Islands - three small islands belonging to Ireland at the entrance to Galway Bay|
Galway Bay - a bay of the North Atlantic on the west coast of Ireland
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