Main definitions of Donegal in English

: Donegal1Donegal2

Donegal1

proper noun

  • A county in the extreme north-west of the Republic of Ireland, part of the old province of Ulster; capital, Lifford.

Pronunciation:

Donegal

/ˌdɒnɪˈɡɔːl/

Main definitions of Donegal in English

: Donegal1Donegal2

Donegal2

(also Donegal tweed)

noun

  • [mass noun] A tweed characterized by bright flecks randomly distributed on a background that is typically light grey, as originally woven in County Donegal.

    • ‘Irish fashion designers have always had a soft spot for Donegal tweed.’
    • ‘He was wearing a pair of dark grey trousers, a Donegal tweed jacket and a red, white and blue striped shirt.’
    • ‘Men's classic suiting is coming out in patterns such as houndstooth, herringbone, glen plaid, tartan, pinstripes and Donegal tweed.’

Pronunciation:

Donegal

/ˌdʌnɪˈɡɔːl//ˈdɒnɪɡɔːl//ˈdʌnɪɡɔːl/