townland
An Gort Mór
genitive: an Ghoirt Mhóir
(Irish)
Gortmore
(English)

Glossary

gort, gart
English field
English great, big

Centrepoint

51.972, -10.1459 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1826
Gorthmore
TAB Leathanach: 4
1841
Gurtmore
TAB:AL Leathanach: Ci093,21
1841
Gort mór, 'great garden or cultivated field'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci093,21
1841
Gortmore
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci093,21
1841
Gurtmore
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci093,21
1841
Gortmore
Fitzgerald, Rev. E.:AL Leathanach: Ci093,21
1841
Gurtmore
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: Ci093,21
1841
Gortmore
Civil Proceeding Reg.:AL Leathanach: Ci093,21
1956
An Gort Mór
Sa chaint is 'muar' adeirtear. Tsl gein. - 'An Ghuirt Mhuair'.
Uí Ráthach Leathanach: 53
1969
ˌgortˈwoːr, ˌgortˈmoːr
Áit. Cainteoir: DÓS, Uimhir : T217b1

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