Belfast


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Bel·fast

 (bĕl′făst′, bĕl-făst′)
The capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, in the eastern part of the province on an inlet of the Irish Sea. After many years of conflict between Protestants and Catholics, a major peace settlement was signed here in 1998.

Belfast

(ˈbɛlfɑːst; bɛlˈfɑːst)
n
1. (Placename) the capital of Northern Ireland, a port on Belfast Lough in Belfast district, Co Antrim and Co Down: became the centre of Irish Protestantism and of the linen industry in the 17th century; seat of the Northern Ireland assembly and executive. Pop: 281 000 (2011 est)
2. (Placename) a district of W Northern Ireland, in Co Antrim and Co Down. Pop: 268 700 (2010 est). Area: 115 sq km (44 sq miles)

Bel•fast

(ˈbɛl fæst, -fɑst, bɛlˈfæst, -ˈfɑst)

n.
the capital of Northern Ireland, on the E coast. 374,300.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Belfast - capital and largest city of Northern IrelandBelfast - capital and largest city of Northern Ireland; the center of Protestantism in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland - a division of the United Kingdom located on the northern part of the island of Ireland
Translations

Belfast

[ˈbelfɑːst] NBelfast m

Belfast

[ˈbɛlfɑːst bɛlˈfɑːst] nBelfast

Belfast

[ˈbɛlfɑːst] nBelfast f
References in classic literature ?
Belfast, director of the Cambridge Observatory, and reached the station of Long's Peak, where the telescope was erected which brought the moon within an apparent distance of two leagues.
Maston and Belfast to the gentlemen of the Cambridge Observatory, announcing that on the 11th of December at 8h.
Belfast uz a bug sutty, Jummy, an' how would ye be findun' your way?
Mass together all the telephones of London, Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Sheffleld, Bristol, and Belfast, and there will even then be barely as many as are carrying the conversations of this one American city.
It was impossible in Captain MacWhirr's case, for instance, to understand what under heaven could have induced that perfectly satisfactory son of a petty grocer in Belfast to run away to sea.
In the northeast corner of the cemetery of the Protestant Cathedral at Belfast.
MAGIC BRUSH: CHINESE ART AND SPRING FESTIVAL CELEBRATION Dates: Running until 10 March Venue: Linen Hall Library, Belfast The exhibition will display paintings from a group of passionate Chinese artists based in Belfast, using brush and ink to present a variety of painting styles including traditional wash and ink.
They took on Belfast Giants holding a 2-1 lead from the first leg of their Challenge Cup semi-final and quickly made it 3-1 on aggregate, but the home team then took command.
THERE was a time, not all that long ago, when Belfast was not very high on many people's lists of places to visit.
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FIONNTAN DE BRUN, EDITOR Belfast and the Irish Language Four Courts Press, 2006, 14.