Definitions for "Limerick"
Keywords:  aabba, rhyme, poem, verse, nonsense
A humorous, often nonsensical, and sometimes risqé poem of five anapestic lines, of which lines 1, 2, and 5 are of three feet, and rhyme, and lines 3 and 4 are of two feet, and rhyme.
a light or humorous verse form with five lines and a rhyme scheme of a a b b a
home of all-Ireland feiseanna every fourth year
port city in southwestern Ireland
City on the south-east coast of Ireland on the estuary of the Shannon river. The city developed something of a rough reputation in the eighties, when the number of violent incidents involving knives lead to it being nicknamed `Stab City'.
Limerick (Irish: Luimneach: Lom na nEach - the bare place - i.e. open ground - of the horses) is a city and the county seat of County Limerick in the province of Munster, in the midwest of the Republic of Ireland. The city lies on the River Shannon, with three main crossing points near the city centre.