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1. (Placename) a county of N Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province. County town: Longford. Pop: 31 068 (2002). Area: 1043 sq km (403 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a town in N Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Longford. Pop: 7557 (2002)
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(ˈlɔŋ fərd, ˈlɒŋ-)

a county in Leinster, in the N Republic of Ireland. 31,138; 403 sq. mi. (1044 sq. km).
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