Laoighis
or Leix or formerly Queen's geographical name county central Ireland in Leinster capital Portlaoighise area 664 square miles (1726 square kilometers), population 52,314

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  • Laoighis — [lā′ish] county in Leinster province, central Ireland: 664 sq mi (1,720 sq km); pop. 52,000: also sp. Laois …   English World dictionary

  • laoighis — ˈlāsh, ˈlēsh adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: from Laoighis county, Ireland : of or from County Laoighis, Ireland : of the kind or style prevalent in County Laoighis * * * /lay ish/, n. a county in Leinster, in the central Republic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Laoighis — /lay ish/, n. a county in Leinster, in the central Republic of Ireland. 51,169; 623 sq. mi. (1615 sq. km). County seat: Port Laoighise. Also called Leix. * * * ▪ county, Ireland also spelled  Laois,  or  Leix   county in the province of Leinster …   Universalium

  • Laoighis — Laoigh•is [[t]ˈleɪ ɪʃ[/t]] n. geg a county in Leinster, in the central Republic of Ireland. 53,270; 623 sq. mi. (1615 sq. km) Also called Leix …   From formal English to slang

  • Laoighis — /liʃ/ (say leesh) noun a county in central Republic of Ireland, in Leinster. 1719 km2. County town: Port Laoise. Irish, Laois. Formerly, Queen s County. Also, Leix …   Australian English dictionary

  • Portlaoise — ▪ Laoighis, Ireland also called  Port Laoise (“Fort of the Descendants of Laois”)  or  Port Laoighise , formerly  Maryborough        county town (seat) of County Laoighis, Ireland, on the River Triogue. Established as Fort Protector during the… …   Universalium

  • Leix — (Laoighis o Laois) ► Condado del centro de Irlanda, prov. de Leinster; 1 719 km2 y 53 284 h. Cap., Port Laoise …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Laois-Offaly (Dáil Éireann constituency) — Dáil Éireann constituency infobox Name = Laois Offaly Entity = Ireland Year = 1921 TDs = 5 Counties = County Laois, County Offaly EP = EastLaois Offaly (formerly Leix Offaly and Laoighis Offaly ) is a constituency represented in Dáil Éireann, the …   Wikipedia

  • Offaly — /aw feuh lee, of euh /, n. a county in Leinster, in the central Republic of Ireland. 51,829; 760 sq. mi. (1970 sq. km). Co. seat: Tullamore. * * * ▪ county, Ireland Irish  Uibh Fhailaí        county in the province of Leinster, central Ireland.… …   Universalium

  • Charlie McDonald — Charles „Charlie“ McDonald (* 11. Juni 1935 in Ballyroan, County Laois) ist ein ehemaliger irischer Politiker der Fine Gael. Biografie McDonald war von Beruf Landwirt. 1961 wurde er erstmals als Mitglied in den Senat (Seanad Éireann) gewählt und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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