DROMORE , amarket
See also:town of Co . Down,
See also:Ireland, in the west
See also:parliamentary division, on the upper Lagan, 172 m . S.W. of
See also:Belfast by a branch of the
See also:Northern railway . Pop. of urban
See also:district (1901) 2307 . It is in the
See also:linen manufacturing district . The town is of high antiquity, and was the seat of a bishopric, which
See also:grew out of an abbey of Canons
See also:Regular attributed to St Colman in the 6th century, and was
See also:united in 1842 to Down and Connor . The town and
See also:cathedral were wholly destroyed during the insurrection of 1641, and the
See also:church was built by
See also:Taylor in 1661, who is buried here, as also is
See also:Thomas Percy, another famous bishop of the
See also:diocese, who laid out the
See also:fine grounds of the palace . Remains of a
See also:castle and earthworks are to be seen, together with a large
See also:rath or encampment known as the Great Fort . The town gives its name to a
See also:Roman Catholic diocese .
DROMEDARY (from the Gr. Spoµas, SpoµaSos, running...
DROMOS (Gr. for running-place)
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