Galway Name Meaning & Origin

Galway

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The name of an Irish county and city. Galway is derived from the name of an earlier settlement, Dún Bhun na Gaillimhe ("Fort at the mouth of the Gaillimh"). The word Gaillimh means "stoney" as in "stoney river"

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Galway Kinnell, Pulitzer prize winning poet.
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