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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.
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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)
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Bel•fast

(ˈbɛl fæst, -fɑst, bɛlˈfæst, -ˈfɑst)

n.
the capital of Northern Ireland, on the E coast. 374,300.
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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
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Translations

Belfast

[ˈbelfɑːst] NBelfast m
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Belfast

[ˈbɛlfɑːst bɛlˈfɑːst] nBelfast
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Belfast

[ˈbɛlfɑːst] nBelfast f
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He was blasted in the knee in the Bawnmore Park area on Friday night.
Jasveer Singh, 36, of Bawnmore Road, Bilton, Rugby, was found guilty of failing to provide a breath-test.
Kevin McClarnon, 15, from Bawnmore Grove, in Newtownabbey, died when his scrambler smashed into a post on the town's Mill Road on Thursday.
"It is believed that fire service personnel attending reports of a car on fire in the area of the old B&Q store came under attack from stone throwers from the Bawnmore area, " he said.
The Illiad (Andy Geraghty/Pat McWilliams) lands a massive gamble when he beats Bawnmore Lad (Andrew McNamara/Gerry O'Neill) in the Ladbroke at Leopardstown.
Homes in part of the Catholic Bawnmore estate at Newtownabbey on the outskirts of Belfast were evacuated in another bomb alert.
The woman, who is now 53, spent all of her childhood in care including a spell in Bawnmore Children's Home in Belfast.
Inspectors from the Office for Standards in Education graded Bawnmore Infant School as good - the second highest grade available.
The incident happened in south Belfast yesterday afternoon when the owner of the car had parked briefly outside a house on Bawnmore Road to collect a friend's child.
"It was reported a car matching the description had been seen in the area of Bawnmore Park on Sunday evening and the occupants had approached a young boy close to a shop in the area.
Bawnmore Community Infant School held a sponsored walk for pupils and parents which raised a welcome pounds 888 for the charity's coffers.
"Bawnmore Lad was second for me in the 1991 Ladbroke and it would be nice to go one better."