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Macgillicuddy's Reeks Line breaks: Mac|gil¦li|cuddy's Reeks
Pronunciation: /məˌɡɪlɪˌkʌdɪz ˈriːks/

Definition of Macgillicuddy's Reeks in English:

A range of hills in County Kerry in SW Ireland.

Origin

Apparently from the name of an Irish clan; reek, 'a hill or mountain', is from rick1 in a transferred sense 'heap, pile'.

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