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[cf. OIr. cnuchae, hillock].

An early place-name coextensive with the modern Castle Knock, 4 miles W of Dublin's city centre, site of a great battle in the Fenian Cycle in which Fionn's father Cumhall is killed. See FOTHA CATHA CHNUCHA [The Cause of the Battle of Cnucha].

Subjects: Religion.

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