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Queenstown (Ireland)

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formerly called the Cove of Cork. The name was changed in 1850, out of compliment to Queen Victoria, when she visited Ireland with her husband, and created her eldest son Earl of Dublin.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Queen’s Ware
Queen’s Weather
Queenhithe (London)
Queenstown (Ireland)
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