Bangor

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Ban·gor

geographical name \ˈbaŋ-ˌgr, ˈban-ˌgr (these usual for 1), ˈbaŋ-gər\

Definition of BANGOR

1
city E cen Maine on the Penobscot pop 33,039
2
town SE Northern Ireland in North Down (district) pop 46,585
3
city NW Wales in Gwynedd pop 12,174

Bangor

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Town (pop., 2001: 58,388), seat of North Down district, Northern Ireland. It lies on the southern shore of Belfast Lough, 12 mi (19 km) northeast of Belfast. St. Comgall founded a monastery at Bangor c. 555, which became a celebrated seat of learning. The town was sacked by the Danes in the 9th century; it was partially rebuilt by St. Malachy in the 12th century. It is now a seaside resort.

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