Laois

geographical name
\ ˈlāsh, ˈlēsh\
variants: or Laoighis \ ˈlāsh , ˈlēsh \ or Leix \ ˈlāsh , ˈlēsh \ or formerly Queen's

Definition of Laois 

county of central Ireland in the province of Leinster; capital Portlaoighise area 664 square miles (1726 square kilometers), population 80,559

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