Mayo

Mayo, maritime county in Counaught, west of Ireland, between Sligo and Galway; has many indentations, the largest Broadhaven, Blacksod, and Clew Bays, and islands Achil and Clare, with a remarkable peninsula The Mullet; mountainous in the W., the E. is more level, and has Lough Conn and the Moy River; much of the county is barren and bog, but crops of cereals and potatoes are raised; cattle are reared on pasture lands; there are valuable slate quarries and manganese mines; Castlebar (4), in the centre, is the county town; Westport (4), on Clew Bay, has some shipping.

Population (circa 1900) given as 245,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Maynooth * Mayo, Richard Southwark Bourke, Earl of
Maximilian, Ferdinand Joseph
Maximilian I.
Maxwell, James Clerk
Maxwell, Sir William Stirling
May
May, Isle Of
May, Sir Thomas Erskine
Mayer, Julius Robert von
Mayhew, Henry
Maynooth
Mayo
Mayo, Richard Southwark Bourke, Earl of
Mazarin, Jules
Mazarin Bible
Mazeppa, Ivan
Mazurka
Mazzini, Joseph
Mead
Meade, George Gordon
Meander
Meath

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