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ˈgɔl weɪGal·way

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Galwaynoun

    a port city in western Ireland on Galway Bay

Wiktionary

  1. Galwaynoun

    A county in the Republic of Ireland

  2. Galwaynoun

    A city in the county of Galway, Ireland.

Freebase

  1. Galway

    Galway, or the City of Galway, is a city in Ireland. It is in the West Region and the province of Connacht. Galway City Council is the local authority for the city. Galway lies on the River Corrib between Lough Corrib and Galway Bay and is surrounded by County Galway. It is the fourth most populous city in the state and the sixth most populous on the island of Ireland.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Galway

    a maritime county in the W. of Ireland, in the province of Connaught; Lough Corrib (25 m. long) and Lough Mask (12 m. long), stretching N. and S., divide the county into East and West districts; the former is boggy, yet arable; the latter, including the picturesque district known as Connemara, is wild and hilly, and chiefly consists of bleak morass and bogland; its rocky and indented coast affords excellent harbourage in many places; the Suck, Shannon, and Corrib are the chief rivers; the Slieve Boughta Mountains in the S. and in the W. the Twelve Pins (2395 ft.) are the principal mountains; fishing, some agriculture, and cattle-rearing are the chief employments; it contains many interesting cromlechs and ruins.

  2. Galway

    the capital of Connaught and of the county of that name; is situated on the N. side of Galway Bay, at the mouth of the Corrib River, 50 m. NW. of Limerick; it is divided into the old and new town, and contains several interesting ecclesiastical buildings, e. g. the cruciform church of St. Nicholas (1320), and is the seat of a Queen's College; fishing is an important industry, while wool and black marble are exported.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. galway

    A seaport town of Ireland, and capital of Galway County. It was originally surrounded with walls. It was conquered by Richard de Burgo in 1232; in 1690 the city declared for King James, but was taken by Gen. Ginckel immediately after the battle of Aughrim, July 12, 1691.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Galway in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Galway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Galway in a Sentence

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    Amazon's long-term commitment to procure 100 % of the power from our wind farms in Cork, Donegal, and Galway enabled Invis to finance these projects and build them without the need for government subsidies, saving energy consumer tens of millions of euros, these projects represent a significant proportion of wind projects in construction in Ireland today, and support jobs and investment in this critical sector as the country moves towards meeting 80 % of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030.

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