townland
An Leargaidh Mhór
genitive: na Leargadh Móire
non-validated name
(Irish)
Largymore
(English)

Glossary

English great, big
learga, leargaidh, leargain
English hillside

Centrepoint

54.6302, -8.5324latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1608
Largainore
Survey Ulst. Leathanach: 180
1659
Largimore
Cen. Leathanach: 47
1749
Largey Mountain
1
Murray Leathanach: 28, 29
1749
Largeymore
1
Murray Leathanach: 28, 29
1813
Largymore
3
Murray Leathanach: 24
1835
Largymore
BS:AL
1835
Luargoee more
Montgomery, Mr:AL (DG)
1835
Leargain Mor 'great hillside'
OD:AL

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