townland
Cluain Meoin Uachtarach
genitive: Chluain Meoin Uachtarach
non-validated name
(Irish)
Cloonmeone Upper
(English)

Glossary

cluain, cluaine
English meadow, pasture

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    middle pasture
    < meadhón, meadhónach?

  • English

    middle pasture
    < meadhón, meadhónach?

Centrepoint

54.174, -8.10247 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˌkluːneˈmoːn
Áit.
ˌkluːnˈmoːn
x2
Áit.
ˌklɑnˈmoːn
Áit.
ˌkluːnəˈmjoːn
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Cluain-meadhón = Middle pasturage. The word meadhón, is often applied to a place lying between the summit and the base of a hill. "
Nóta
1660c
the two Clonemeonaghes
BSD Leathanach: 69
1668
2xClonmeonagh[s]
ASE Leathanach: 177:1
1817
Clonone
Larkin
1836
Cloonmoone Upper
BS:AL
1836
Clonone
Larkin (Li)
1836
Cloonmoon Upper
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Cloonmore
Peace, Clerk of:AL
1836
Cluain: meo//in:
pl:AL
1836
Cluainn meodhain:
'middle lawn'
OD:AL
1836
Cloonmeone
OD:AL

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