Definition of Slieve
1. a mountain [n -S] - See also: mountain
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Literary usage of Slieve
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1891)
"This moss does not occur on slieve Donard below 900 feet. ... The Black Stairs and by the side of Amy's River on slieve Donard, slieve ..."
2. Black's Guide to Ireland by Adam and Charles Black (Firm), E. D. Jordan (1900)
"During the age of ice " only the highest elevations of the Mourne Mountains were left uncovered by the ice-sheet " slieve Donard (2796 feet). ..."
3. Cassell's Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland: Being a Complete ...Great Britain (1900)
"near Lough Allen, Mid co. Leit., Ir., 4 NB of Drum- shambo. slieve ... S. co. Down, Ir., one of the Mourne Mountains, 2 W. of Newcastle. slieve ..."
4. The Parliamentary Gazetteer of Ireland: Adapted to the New Poor-law (1846)
"slieve-GOE, or SUEVE-GUE, a Roman Catholic parish in the county of Waterford, and in the dio. of Waterford and Lismore, Munster. Its post- town is Dungarvan ..."
5. An Improved Topographical and Historical Hibernian Gazetteer: Describing the by G. Hansbrow (1835)
"slieve-CROOB, a mountain in the barony of Upper Iveagh, county Down, ... slieve-MISS, a general name given to a range of considerably high mountains, ..."
6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1872)
"... to differ in composition ; the granite of slieve Croob (consisting of quartz, orthoclase and mica) being a "soda granite,'' and that of ..."