Definition of Donegal in English:

Donegal

proper noun

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

Pronunciation:

Donegal

/ˈdäniɡəl/

Definition of donegal in English:

donegal

(also Donegal tweed)

noun

  • A tweed characterized by bright flecks randomly distributed on a background usually of light gray, originally woven in County Donegal, northwestern Ireland.

    • ‘Men's classic suiting is coming out in patterns such as houndstooth, herringbone, glen plaid, tartan, pinstripes and Donegal tweed.’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation:

donegal

/-ˌɡôl//ˈdäniɡəl/