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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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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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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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