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nine glens of Antrim

Patrick Magill

nine glens of Antrim

Rachrai and the Route : place names and their meanings

by Patrick Magill

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Published by P. Quinn in Belfast .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Irish -- Dictionaries.,
  • Antrim (Northern Ireland : County) -- Gazetteers.

  • Edition Notes

    Photocopy. [Chestnut Hill, Mass. : Boston College, 2005] 22 cm.

    Statement[compiled by Patrick Magill].
    GenreDictionaries., Gazetteers.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[27], 8 p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19148898M


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