townland
An Machaire Mór
genitive: an Mhachaire Mhóir
(Irish)
Magheramore
(English)

Glossary

English plain
English great, big

Centrepoint

54.3715, -8.30177latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Cuardaíodh na foinsí seo ach níor aimsíodh rud ar bith: DS, Hib.Del., Cen., BSD, ASE, Inq., Arch. Inventory, Fi. Eliz.
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Cf. Do, ME, IM
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n/a
"Pinkman: Machaire-Mór = Great plain. Machaire is a derivative from magh, a plain, and has much the same meaning – a plain, or a low-lying open pieve of country. "
Nóta
1817
Magheramore
Larkin
1835
Mahermore
TAB Leathanach: 1, 32, 96 (59:16/1)
1836
Maugharamore
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Maghera mor,
'the great field'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Magheramore
CM:AL
1836
Magheramore
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Machaire mór
pl:AL
1836
Machaire mór,
'great plain'
OD:AL
1836
Muillendubh
Plan:AL
1836
Magheramore
OD:AL
1836
Magheramore
Plan:AL

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