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Aughrim or Aghrim (ôgˈrĭm, ôkh–) [key], village, Co. Galway, W central Republic of Ireland. It was the scene of a battle (July 12, 1691) in which the forces of William III of Great Britain won a decisive victory over those of James II.

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