Main definitions of curragh in English

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curragh1

noun

Main definitions of curragh in English

: curragh1curragh2

curragh2

noun

  • 1(in Ireland and the Isle of Man) a stretch of marshy waste ground.

    1. 1.1A level stretch of open ground in County Kildare, Ireland, famous for its racecourse and military camp.

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Irish currach marsh, Manx curragh bog, fen.

Pronunciation:

curragh

/ˈkʌrə(x)/