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Portlaoise

Line breaks: Port|laoise
Pronunciation: /pɔːtˈliːʃ
 
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(also Portlaoighise)

Definition of Portlaoise in English:

The county town of Laois in the Republic of Ireland; population 3,281 (2006). It is the site of a top-security prison.

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