Armagh



a county in S Northern Ireland. 489 sq. mi. (1267 sq. km). County seat: Armagh.
an administrative district in this county. 261 sq. mi. (676 sq. km).
Historical Examples

You gave read of that remarkable man, Mr. Usher, who was Archbishop of Armagh.
The Pearl Box A Pastor

And so it happens that the inhabitants of Armagh city are mostly Conservatives.
Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

From Armagh we marched to Naas, the country to the south having become much disturbed by the Whiteboys, as they termed themselves.
Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade William Surtees

Dreyer says (Nature, 44-541) that he had seen this object at the Armagh Observatory.
The Book of the Damned Charles Fort

Ussher, archbishop of Armagh, also born in Dublin, devoted himself to the study of Irish antiquities.
Irish Nationality Alice Stopford Green

But Malachy had no mind to spend the rest of his life at Armagh.
St. Bernard of Clairvaux’s Life of St. Malachy of Armagh H. J. Lawlor

But Ware tells us that the Armagh copy of these annals agrees with other histories in placing the death at Avignon.
The Irish Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 1, August 1865 Society of Clergymen

It was the price paid for its submission to the Primacy of Armagh.
St. Bernard of Clairvaux’s Life of St. Malachy of Armagh H. J. Lawlor

A few miles beyond Armagh, we came to another of the parallel ridges, called Laurel hill.
Travels Through North America, v. 1-2 Berhard Saxe-Weimar Eisenach

Not far from it is Armagh, a cathedral city, richer in associations than any in Ireland.
Ulster Stephen Lucius Gwynn

noun
a historical county of S Northern Ireland: in 1973 it was replaced for administrative purposes by the districts of Armagh and Craigavon. Area: 1326 sq km (512 sq miles)
a district in Northern Ireland, in Co Armagh. Pop: 55 449 (2003 est). Area: 667 sq km (258 sq miles)
a town in S Northern Ireland, in Armagh district, Co Armagh: seat of Roman Catholic and Protestant archbishops. Pop: 14 590 (2001)

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