townland
Ros na nGad
genitive: Ros na nGad
(Irish)
Rossnagad
(English)

Glossary

English (wooded) height; wood; promontory

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the wood of the withes

    ‘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; muinéal íseal talún é seo, áfach, agus portach ar dhá thaobh de.

    Cf. bf An Ros (#27887).

Centrepoint

53.0753, -7.35049latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1838
Rossnagad
OD:AL Leathanach: LA015,86
1838
Rossnegad
BS:AL Leathanach: LA015,86
1838
Rusnegad
CM:AL Leathanach: LA015,86
1838
Rossnagad
Survey 1747 (Waller):AL Leathanach: LA015,86
1838
Ros na ngad, 'wood of the gads or withes'
OD:AL Leathanach: LA015,86
2005
rɑsnəˈgad
Áit.

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