Eachaire Coillteán
genitive: Eachaire Coillteán
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Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    land? of (the) castrated animal
    coillteán < coill, 'castrate' (nó b'fhéidir coill, 'wood').
    Ní cinnte brí eachaire, atá le fáil i roinnt logainmneacha i gContae Mhuineacháin; is dócha gurb as each a thagann sé

  • English

    land? of (the) castrated animal
    coillteán < coill, 'castrate' (or perhaps from coill, 'wood').
    The meaning of eachaire, which is found in a number of placenames in County Monaghan, is uncertain; it probably derives from each, 'horse, steed'


54.2915, -7.08656latitude, longitude
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