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Der·ry

 (dĕr′ē) or Lon·don·der·ry (lŭn′dən-dĕr′ē, lŭn′dən-dĕr′ē)
A city of northwest Northern Ireland northwest of Belfast. Built on the site of an abbey founded by Saint Columba in 546, it is a port and manufacturing center.

derry

(ˈdɛrɪ)
n, pl -ries
have a derry on Austral and NZ to have a prejudice or grudge against
[C19: probably from derry down, a refrain in some folk songs, alluding to the phrase have a down on; see down1]

derry

(ˈdɛrɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Social Welfare) slang a derelict house, esp one used by tramps, drug addicts, etc
[C20: shortened from derelict]

Derry

(ˈdɛrɪ)
n
1. (Placename) a district in NW Northern Ireland, in Co Londonderry. Pop: 106 456 (2003 est). Area: 387 sq km (149 sq miles)
2. (Placename) another name for Londonderry

Lon•don•der•ry

(ˈlʌn dənˌdɛr i)

n.
1. a county in N Northern Ireland. 130,889; 804 sq. mi. (2082 sq. km).
2. its county seat, a seaport. 62,697.
Also called Derry.

Derry

 a ballad or set of verses, 1553 [from the repetitive use of “Hey derry, derry” in folk songs].
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