Definition of townland in English:


Line breaks: town|land
Pronunciation: /taʊnland


(Especially in Ireland) a small territorial division of land.
More example sentences
  • From a community viewpoint most of our towns, villages and townlands are ghettoes, or consist of ghettoes in which our communities live apart.
  • Town houses were once common day feature throughout the townlands of Ireland.
  • It is important that they continue to draw volunteers from towns, villages and townlands outside of Sligo town to make sure that these areas are represented.

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