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Tyrone,

former county, Northern Ireland. In 1973 it was divided into the districts of Strabane, Omagh, Dungannon, and part of the Cookstown district.
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Tyrone

 

a county in Northern Ireland, Great Britain. Area, 3,200 sq km. Population, 139,000 (1971). The capital is the city of Omagh.

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Tyrone

a historical county of W Northern Ireland, occupying almost a quarter of the total area of Northern Ireland; in 1973 its administrative functions were devolved to several district councils
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Fiz thinks the plan is a bad idea from the start and she does say that - tyrone knows it is wrong too, but he is secretive about the details with her.
And Kevin doesn't like it one bit when he sees Tyrone leaving Sally's house the morning after their passionate clinch.
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