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Meaning of "Bog of Allen" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES BOG OF ALLEN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Bog of Allen

Bog of Allen

The Bog of Allen is a large raised bog in the centre of Ireland between the rivers Liffey and Shannon. The bog's 958 square kilometers stretch into County Offaly, County Meath, County Kildare, County Laois, and County Westmeath. Peat is mechanically harvested on a large scale by Bórd na Móna, the government-owned peat production industry. The area has miles of narrow gauge industrial railways for transporting turf to processing plants and turf powered power plants. In addition, the cutover portions are used as area for grazing. The bog is crossed by the Grand Canal and the Royal Canal.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BOG OF ALLEN

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WORDS THAT END LIKE BOG OF ALLEN

Allen
befallen
crestfallen
Cullen
Enniskillen
fallen
fluellen
Hellen
Llangollen
Lough Allen
McKellen
mullen
pollen
Sankt Gallen
stollen
sullen
swollen
unfallen
Van Allen
woollen

Synonyms and antonyms of Bog of Allen in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Bog of Allen» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

艾伦沼泽
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Pantano de Allen
570 millions of speakers

English

Bog of Allen
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एलन का दलदल
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

مستنقع من الن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Болото Аллен
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Bog of Allen
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অ্যালেন এর Bog
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Tourbière d´Allen
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bog dari Allen
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bog of Allen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アレンの沼
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

알렌 의 수렁
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bog saka Allen
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Vũng lầy của Allen
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆலன் Bog
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऍलनचा बोग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Allen´ın boğası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Bog of Allen
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Bog z Allen
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Болото Аллен
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Bog de ​​Allen
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Bog του Allen
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Moeras van Allen
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Bog av Allen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Bog of Allen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Bog of Allen

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BOG OF ALLEN»

The term «Bog of Allen» is normally little used and occupies the 108.805 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BOG OF ALLEN»

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The Dublin Penny Journal
The Grand Canal from Dublin to Ballinasloe passes through the middle of the Bog of Allen. Being desirous of seeing a spot, with which so many interesting events in the history of Ireland are connected, I availed myself, in the autumn of 1834, ...
Philip Dixon Hardy, 1835
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Geography of County Kildare: Curragh, Bog of Allen, Hazelhatch
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Source Wikipedia, LLC Books, 2010
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Bog of Allen
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Bog of Allen (Moin Aluine in Irish) is a large raised bog in the centre of Ireland between the rivers Liffey and Shannon.
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
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The Irish Jurist
In pursuance of this order a conveyance was executed to B by the Commissioners, which purported to convey that part of the Bog of Allen and Clunagh situate in the Barony of C. and County of K., containing 777a. 3r. 24p. statute measure, or ...
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A Tour in Ireland;: With Meditations and Reflections
RE-EMBARKING in the Fly-boat we were soon galloping along1 through the famous Bog of Allen, the largest of the kind in ^Ireland. We had several very pleasant and intelligent passengers this day. A sleek and slender young priest — a fat ...
James Johnson, 1844
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The House of Lords Cases on Appeals and Writs of Error, ...
619 by the lease of 1852, describing them as " that part of the Bog of Allen and Clunagh running in a stripe or belt along and adjoining the lands of Muckland, and which stripe or belt is parcel of the bog conveyed to the said Michael Errington ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords, Charles Clark, William Finnelly, 1861
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Report on the nature and products of the process of the ...
This peat, in its ordinary state of dryness, and kept in stacks for twelve months, will yield 40 per cent, of its weight of condensable matter by destructive distillation; therefore, to get 16 tons of peat on the bog of Allen, in its present state , requires ...
‎1851
8
Ingenious Ireland: A County-by-County Exploration of the ...
County Kildare Kildare highlights include Pollardstown Fen, the Curragh, the great Bog of Allen anc more canal miles than any other county. The Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton was born in Kildare, as was Richard Griffith, who made the ...
Mary Mulvihill, 2003
9
Ireland: Its Scenery, Character, &c
We visited the King's County in one of the canal-boats which run from Dublin to Shannon Harbour ; passing, for nearly the whole distance of, perhaps, eighty miles, through the bog of Allen. The boat is called a " fly-boat ;" it is composed of iron, ...
Mrs. S. C. Hall, 1842
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The Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy
This is to be esteemed the result of the warmth communicated directly from the quantity of fuel burnt in such towns, and from the heated air and smoke which, more or less, is great reason to believe that the "Bog of Allen, wherein is placed the ...
Royal Irish Academy (Dublin), 1788

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BOG OF ALLEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Bog of Allen is used in the context of the following news items.
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Kildare Biodiversity Week 2015
The Week will be launched by the Mayor of Kildare, Cllr Fiona O'Loughlin, at an event in the Bog of Allen Nature Centre in Lullymore, ... «A Kilcullen Diary, May 15»
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University Puts the Arts on a Pedestal
Moloney read “The Bog of Allen Road,” which, he said, is “a poem about a friendship becoming strained when a girl prepares to leave for ... «UMass Lowell, Apr 15»
3
Why my British Army relative killed in 1916 deserves respect
From a small town on the edge of the Bog of Allen in Co. Kildare, work opportunities were hard to come by and Bill followed his two older ... «IrishCentral, Apr 15»
4
16 Literary Quotes About Snow That Will Help You Come to Terms …
It was falling on every part of the dark central plain, on the treeless hills, falling softly upon the Bog of Allen and, farther westward, softly falling ... «Bustle, Feb 15»
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The Hot List: We can be royals...in regal Meath
... school gardens and 20 community gardens such as an 'edible quayside' project in New Ross and a peat-free growing project at Bog of Allen. «Irish Independent, Jan 15»
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Ever wished you could pack it all in and sail off into sunset? This …
I come from the Bog of Allen, a mile outside Edenderry on the Kildare side of the border, about as culturally and psychologically removed from ... «Irish Examiner, Jan 15»
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Rhode face a tough task, but are used to slaying giants
Rhode is on the Bog of Allen and for decades the local power station was a major employer. Bord na Móna is still present if not as active as ... «Irish Independent, Dec 14»
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POET'S PEN: Meet local poetess Lisa
“To The Bog of Allen”. You are lonely because. you claim the lonely–. ancient dolmens,. Page 2 of 2 - abandoned trackways,. restless folk who ... «Wicked Local Kingston, Nov 14»
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110 community food-growing projects win GIY Get Ireland Growing …
... a peat-free growing project at Bog of Allen; a new crisp brand called Spuds promoting chemical free potato growing; a healing herb garden at ... «Businessandleadership.com, Sep 14»
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Wet weather fails to dampen spirits at Culture Night
... by the Barrack Street Concert Band in Waterford City and a traditional-living evening at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre in Kildare. «Irish Times, Sep 14»

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