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Northern Ireland


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A division of the United Kingdom in the northeast section of the island of Ireland. It was colonized by the British in the 1600s and remained in the United Kingdom after the establishment of the independent Republic of Ireland. Civil strife between the Protestant majority and Catholic minority of Northern Ireland erupted frequently from the late 1960s until the signing of a power-sharing agreement (1998). Belfast is the capital and the largest city.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A province of the United Kingdom, situated in the northeastern part of the island of Ireland.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a division of the United Kingdom located on the northern part of the island of Ireland


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