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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.
Antrim goaled twice 7 early in the second-half but failed to build on a four-point lead as Sligo shot 12 unanswered points before Antrim struck for third goal in added time.
Tied eight times in the second half, Antrim pulled clear late on with some vital scores from Clarke and Niall McKenna.
What became Antrim Truck was a great location with good access from the former Trans-Canada highway.
Social Development Minister, Mervyn Storey MLA, has visited Antrim Town Centre to view improvement works in the area.
25 November 2014 - UK upstream oil and gas company Sound Oil plc (LON:SOU) said it plans to launch a public offer to buy Antrim Energy Inc (LON:AEY), which values the Canada-based sector player at around GBP6.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 25, 2014-Sound Oil unveils offer to buy Antrim Energy
Release date- 22102012 - CALGARY, ALBERTA and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - Antrim Energy Inc.
1 MATCH BETTING Wexford Antrim Draw BEI365 2-11 9-2 12 HUE SO 1-6 5 11 BOTIE 1-6 5 12 1 HANDICAP Handicap Wexford Antrim Tie BETCfS +6 10-11 Evs 10 BLUES) +6 10-11 Evs 12 BOTLE +6 11-10 10-11 12 CUMMINS 1-6 11-2 10 HILLS 1-7 6 11 LADS 1-7 6 12 POWER 1-6 11-2 11 start received (+) by Antrim CUMMINS +6 Evs 10-11 12 HILLS +7 10-11 10-11 14 LADS +6 Evs 5-6 12 POWER +6 10-11 Evs 11 None RECENT CHAMPIONSHIP FORM Wexford 2070, SHC Qualifiers Round 1, Semple Stadium, Wexford 0-19, Tipperary 3-24 2070, Leinster SHC quarter-final.
Antrim will continue to be led by principals Dan McGovern and Fran O'Neill, and will maintain its name and individual identity, along with its own booth space at Surfaces 2008, where Stanton will also exhibit.
ANTRIM manager PJ O'Hare will not be making a complaint to the GAA regarding a match official's decision that may have led to his side's defeat in the All-Ireland qualifier against Louth last week.
Currently, these components help to push navigation prices well above $1000/unit, but Antrim projects that over the next five years costs for all three will drop by at least 30%, bringing system costs down to $500/unit.