Definition of Macgillicuddy's Reeks in English:

Macgillicuddy's Reeks

proper noun

  • A range of hills in County Kerry in south-western Ireland.

Origin

Apparently from the name of an Irish clan; reek, ‘a hill or mountain’, is from rick in a transferred sense ‘heap, pile’.

Pronunciation

Macgillicuddy's Reeks

/məˌɡɪlɪˌkʌdɪz ˈriːks/