There are 2 main definitions of Donegal in English:

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Donegal 1

Pronunciation: /ˌdɒnɪˈɡɔːl/
A county in the extreme north-west of the Republic of Ireland, part of the old province of Ulster; capital, Lifford.

Words that rhyme with Donegal

all, appal (US appall), awl, Bacall, ball, bawl, befall, Bengal, brawl, call, caul, crawl, drawl, drywall, enthral (US enthrall), fall, forestall, gall, Galle, Gaul, hall, haul, maul, miaul, miscall, Montreal, Naipaul, Nepal, orle, pall, Paul, pawl, Saul, schorl, scrawl, seawall, Senegal, shawl, small, sprawl, squall, stall, stonewall, tall, thrall, trawl, wall, waul, wherewithal, withal, yawl

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There are 2 main definitions of Donegal in English:

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Donegal 2

Pronunciation: /ˌdɒnɪˈɡɔːl/
/ˌdʌnɪˈɡɔːl/ /ˈdɒnɪɡɔːl/ /ˈdʌnɪɡɔːl/
(also Donegal tweed)

noun

[mass noun]
A tweed characterized by bright flecks randomly distributed on a background that is typically light grey, as originally woven in County Donegal.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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