Burren



noun
the Burren, a limestone area on the North Clare coast in the Irish Republic, famous for its wild flowers, caves, and dolmens
Historical Examples

Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland, Second Series Lady Gregory
Gods and Fighting Men Lady I. A. Gregory
Where There is Nothing William Butler Yeats
Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland, Second Series Lady Gregory
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4 Various

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