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1. (Placename) an inland county of N central Republic of Ireland, in Connacht: economy based on cattle and sheep farming. County town: Roscommon. Pop: 53 774 (2002). Area: 2463 sq km (951 sq miles)
2. (Breeds) a former name for Galway3
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(rɒsˈkɒm ən)

a county in Connaught, in the N Republic of Ireland. 54,499; 950 sq. mi. (2460 sq. km). Co. seat: Roscommon.
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