Definition of Shannon in English:


proper noun

  • 1The longest river of Ireland. It rises in County Leitrim near Lough Allen and flows 390 km (240 miles) south and west to its estuary on the Atlantic.

    1. 1.1 An international airport in the Republic of Ireland, situated on the River Shannon west of Limerick.
    2. 1.2 A shipping forecast area in the north-eastern Atlantic to the south-west of Ireland.