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An Ros Mór
genitive: an Rois Mhóir
(Irish)
Rossmore
(English)
Glossary
mór great, big
ros (wooded) height; wood; promontory
Explanatory note
  • Gaeilge

    the big (wooded) height

    ‘Talamh ard (coillteach), coill, ceann tíre’ an réimse bríonna atá leis an bhfocal ros. Dhealródh sé gur minicí an bhrí ‘talamh ard (coillteach)’ leis sa taobh seo tíre; talamh ard é seo (c. 200m) ar leirg thoir Shliabh Bladhma. Cf. bf An Ros (#27887).

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N 36935 02859

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