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Type Region
Usage Irish
Pronounced Pron. LEHN-stehr  [key]

Meaning & History

From the Irish Laighin, the name of a major tribe previously living in the area, and either Irish tír or Old Norse staðr, both meaning “land”, “place” or “territory”.

This is the name of one of the four provinces, formerly Gaelic kingdoms, of Ireland. It contains the counties Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Westmeath, Wexford and Wicklow.
Added 2/15/2022 by portanbeag
Edited 4/18/2022 by portanbeag