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Dub·lin

 (dŭb′lĭn)
The capital and largest city of Ireland, in the eastern part of the country on the Irish Sea. Founded by the Norse in the ninth century, it was under English control after 1171. In the 1900s, as Ireland gained its independence, Dublin emerged as a literary and cultural center.

Dub′lin·er n.

Dublin

(ˈdʌblɪn)
n
1. (Placename) the capital of the Republic of Ireland, on Dublin Bay: under English rule from 1171 until 1922; commercial and cultural centre; contains one of the world's largest breweries and exports whiskey, stout, and agricultural produce. Pop: 1 004 614 (2002). Gaelic name: Baile Átha Cliath
2. (Placename) a county in E Republic of Ireland, in Leinster on the Irish Sea: mountainous in the south but low-lying in the north and centre. County seat: Dublin. Pop: 1 122 821 (2002). Area: 922 sq km (356 sq miles)

Dub•lin

(ˈdʌb lɪn)

n.
1. the capital of the Republic of Ireland, in the E part, on the Irish Sea. 422,220.
2. a county in E Republic of Ireland. 1,001,985; 356 sq. mi. (922 sq. km). Co. seat: Dublin.
Irish, Baile Àtha Cliath.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Dublin - capital and largest city and major port of the Irish RepublicDublin - capital and largest city and major port of the Irish Republic
Eire, Ireland, Irish Republic, Republic of Ireland - a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
Dubliner - a resident of Dublin
Translations
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B. CPD Dublin Bay prawn Ncigala f

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1,000 of her population (yearly average), Chicago was as constant with her 15 or 17, Dublin with her 48--and so on.
To illustrate the effect of slavery on the white man,--to show that he has no powers of endurance, in such a condition, superior to those of his black brother,--DANIEL O'CONNELL, the distinguished advocate of universal emancipation, and the mighti- est champion of prostrate but not conquered Ireland, relates the following anecdote in a speech delivered by him in the Conciliation Hall, Dublin, before the Loyal National Repeal Association, March 31, 1845.
Dixon's name as well as her own, to press their coming over directly, and they would give them the meeting in Dublin, and take them back to their country seat, Balycraig, a beautiful place, I fancy.
His father, also, his two brothers, his uncle, and his grandfather had taught the laws of speech in the universities of Edinburgh, Dublin, and London.
These mails are carried to Dublin by express trains always held in readiness to start; from Dublin they are sent on to Liverpool by the most rapid boats, and thus gain twelve hours on the Atlantic steamers.
Thence the joyful news had flashed all over the world; a thousand cities, chilled by ghastly apprehensions, sud- denly flashed into frantic illuminations; they knew of it in Dublin, Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham, at the time when I stood upon the verge of the pit.
Thank the Lord that's the car from Dublin," he said.
But all they knew about Ireland was that Dublin was on the Liffey.
The case upon which Ralph Denham was engaged that afternoon was not apparently receiving his full attention, and yet the affairs of the late John Leake of Dublin were sufficiently confused to need all the care that a solicitor could bestow upon them, if the widow Leake and the five Leake children of tender age were to receive any pittance at all.
From the bridge of the Tryapsic, the high place he had gained in the competition of men, he stared at Dublin harbour opening out, at the town obscured by the dark sky of the dreary wind-driven day, and at the tangled tracery of spars and rigging of the harbour shipping.
The travellers reached Dublin that day, in time for the boat to England.
was found among some other old books in Trinity College, Dublin, and given to Francis Dujon.