Definition of Shannon in English:


Line breaks: Shan|non
Pronunciation: /ˈʃanən
  • 1The longest river of Ireland. It rises in County Leitrim near Lough Allen and flows 390 km (240 miles) south and west to its estuary on the Atlantic.
  • 1.1An international airport in the Republic of Ireland, situated on the River Shannon west of Limerick.
  • 1.2A shipping forecast area in the NE Atlantic to the south-west of Ireland.

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