from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A historical region of west-central Ireland. An ancient native kingdom, it was dominated by the O'Connor family in the 11th and 12th centuries.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The western province in Ireland, comprising of counties of Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon, and Sligo.
From Irish or Old Irish Connacht, genitive form of Connachta ("Connacht"). (Wiktionary)