townland
Gleann Lao
genitive: Ghleann Lao
(Irish)
Glenlee
(English)

Glossary

English glen
lao
English calf

Centrepoint

54.6291, -8.46843 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1655
The two Glanlees
DS (Terr.)
1659
Glenlee
Cen. Leathanach: 47
1801
Glenlee
McCrea DG
1835
Glenlee
Stewart
BS:AL
1835
Gleann Laoigh 'valley of the calf'
OD:AL

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