"Cork, a county of Ireland, in the province of Munster, 80 m. long
and 50 broad; bounded on the W by the Kerry and the Atlantic, N by Limerick,
E by Waterford, and S by St George's channel. It sends 8 members to parliament,
is divided into 232 parishes, and has about 702,000 inhabitants. It is very
fertile, and has two considerable rivers, the Blackwater and the Lee"
from The New London Gazetteer 1826