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Lough

(lŏkh, lŏk). For names of Irish lakes and inlets beginning with "Lough," see second part of element; e.g., for Lough Corrib, see Corrib, LoughCorrib, Lough
, lake, 68 sq mi (176 sq km), Counties Galway and Mayo, W Republic of Ireland. The irregularly shaped lake, which is 27 mi (43 km) long, drains into Galway Bay through the Corrib River. It is connected by a partly subterranean channel with Lough Mask to the north.
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inland body of standing water occupying a hollow in the earth's surface. The study of lakes and other freshwater basins is known as limnology. Lakes are of particular importance since they act as catchment basins for close to 40% of the landscape, supply drinking water,
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lough

1. an Irish word for lake
2. a long narrow bay or arm of the sea in Ireland
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The system of sluice gates regulates water levels on Lough Neagh and flows in the River Bann, the principal river system in the North.
The signposted footpath is the latest in a number of enhancements to the lough site.
Lough Derg's trading pattern provides a timely reminder of why we should perhaps be more aware of punters' knowledge and reluctance to be duped into offering inflated odds in-running about the running styles of certain horses.
Most recently, Co Down mother Ruth Maguire was recovered from the lough after she went missing during a night out in March.
Lough later made off on foot - leaving the car in 'drive mode', which resulted in it rolling and smashing into other parked vehicles.
Paul McAlindon, representing Lough, said his client was due to attend an appointment with probation officers on the day the incident took place.
Farah, 35, clocked a modest 2hr 8min 21sec in his only previous completed London Marathon, but is expected to trim minutes off with Lough cracking the whip.
Lough is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated from the Central Washington University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.
With the likes of fellow McManus horses Shutthefrontdoor and Gallant Oscar still in the hunt, Geraghty faces a difficult call, but McCoy feels Carlingford Lough is the "class horse" of the powerful owner's contenders.
Sustained pressure saw Shields win the ball back and after excellent work between Sowter and Lough the latter slotted home to draw it level.
The Lough Baby Alarm provides unmistakable audible warnings when a child remains in a car seat after the vehicle ignition is turned off.