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seaport in E Ireland, at the mouth of the Boyne: captured (1649) by Cromwell, who massacred its Royalist garrison: pop. 24,000
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A municipal borough of eastern Ireland on the Boyne River. Oliver Cromwell stormed the town in 1649 and massacred the inhabitants. Population: 29,000.