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1. (Placename) a historical county of NE Northern Ireland, famous for the Giant's Causeway on the N coast: in 1973 it was replaced for administrative purposes by the districts of Antrim, Ballymena, Ballymoney, Carrickfergus, Larne, Moyle, Newtownabbey, and parts of Belfast and Lisburn. Area: 3100 sq km (1200 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a district of Northern Ireland, in Co Antrim. Pop: 49 260 (2003 est). Area: 415 sq km (160 sq miles)


(ˈæn trɪm)

a county in NE Northern Ireland. 45,900; 1098 sq. mi. (2844 sq. km). Co. seat: Belfast.
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There was Terrence the Magnificent--descended, as Van Horn remembered, from the American-bred Milton Droleen, out of the Queen of County Antrim, Breda Muddler, which royal bitch, as every one who is familiar with the stud book knows, goes back as far as the almost mythical Spuds, with along the way no primrose dallyings with black- and-tan Killeney Boys and Welsh nondescripts.
AARON CUNNINGHAM was Clare's hat-trick hero as the Banner county demolished Antrim by 27 points in Saturday's All-Ireland under-21 hurling semi-final.
Saffron skipper Anto Finnegan, who led Antrim to the All-Ireland B Championship win over Fermanagh in December, has been hailed by the Ulster GAA writers for the role he played in gaining the county's first senior title.
Laois and Antrim are on two points each while Carlow are pointless.
Since 2010 the Department for Social Development has invested over Au2million in a number of improvement projects for Antrim town centre, including Public Realm, Revitalisation works and a comprehensive development scheme.
Under the terms of a farmout agreement (as previously announced on August 25 2011), Antrim retained an 8.
The report analyzes the oil and gas exploration and production activities in the Antrim shale.
But while Cavan pressed hard for a second goal to force at least a replay, it never came and Antrim got their just reward.
McGovern said he and O'Neill expect Antrim will be able to further its standing in the marketplace for hand-loomed wool carpets with Stanton behind them, providing the back-end resources needed for that growth.
A number of Antrim players overheard match referee Pat McGovern of Galway, allegedly apologise to O'Hare for a decision that led to Louth's second and matchwinning goal.
To help reduce development time for the OEMs, Antrim explains that Victoria is both more object-oriented and more modular than traditional packages, (it also runs on a standard Windows operating system), allowing engineers to "drag-and-drop" a lot of their code writing.
Antrim says it is attempting to take the mystery out of mixed signal design, something logic synthesis tools did in the digital design world back in the late 1980s.