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Subject: Re: 'Bally'
From: John Cahill <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:CELTIC-L - The Celtic Culture List.
Date:Thu, 24 Feb 1994 17:41:38 -0800
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On Feb 24,  5:09pm, stephen king wrote:
> Subject: Re: 'Bally'
> Doesn't "dun" mean "brown" rather than "fortress?"  For instance, the French
ci
> ty of Dunkirk makes more sense as "brown church" than "fortress church."  I
cou
> ld very well be wrong, however.
>
No ,  donn  pronounced "down" is brown .
I would guess Dunkirk should mean "the fort with the church"
 
cad tuigeann tu/?
 
 
                              Stephen King
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>-- End of excerpt from stephen king
 
 
Sea/n O/ Cathaill

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