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Meath

 (mēth, mēth)
A historical region and county of eastern Ireland. It was one of the five ancient kingdoms of Ireland, and Tara Hill, in central Meath, was the capital of the early Irish kings.
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Meath

(miːð; miːθ)
n
(Placename) a county of E Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province on the Irish Sea: formerly a kingdom much larger than the present county; livestock farming. County town: Trim. Pop: 134 005 (2002). Area: 2338 sq km (903 sq miles)
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Meath

(miθ, mið)

n.
a county in Leinster, in the E Republic of Ireland. 95,602; 902 sq. mi. (2335 sq. km).
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Andy McEntee's (inset) Meath have beaten Clare easily over the last four years - and by over 10 points on average.
ARMAGH 0-18 MEATH 0-13 SILENCE continues to be golden for Armagh who powered past Meath with a storming second-half.
MEATH set themselves up for another summer-gold run with their second All-Ireland SFC qualifier victory in six days last night.