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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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Then it's off to the surf town of Lahinch before heading to Northern Ireland, where he visits Crom Castle and moves on to the city of Londonderry.
At this time the Government does not intend to change the name of the City of Londonderry.
This offers a real opportunity to build upon the momentum and bring economic and social rejuvenation to the city of Londonderry and the wider region.
The city of Londonderry (Derry to some people) has gained in status and financially since being awarded this coveted title.
The two major cities are just waiting to be explored, from the famous walled city of Londonderry to the capital Belfast, steeped in history and buzzing with life.
BELFAST, Ramadan 13, 1432, Aug 13, 2011, SPA -- Northern Irish republicans threw petrol bombs at police and hijacked and burned vehicles after a major Protestant parade passed close to Catholic areas of the city of Londonderry on Saturday, according to Reuters.
We wish to cause no offence to the city of Londonderry (or, depending on your views, Derry), which we are certain is a very pleasant place.
Cameron told parliament the Saville report unequivocally showed there was no justification for the shooting of civilians during a civil rights march in the city of Londonderry.
Atlantic gateway; the port and city of Londonderry since 1700.
The wall ringing the original city of Londonderry is testimony to the virtues of not rushing building work.
Employing some 300 workers in and around the city of Londonderry, the chain today has 12 stores--six supermarkets and six off-licences--with plans for more.
In last night's documentary entitled 'Martin McGuinness', which carried interviews colleagues, rivals, journalists and the Sinn Fein MP's mother, the former Education Minister told BBC Northern Ireland he joined the Provisional IRA in his native city of Londonderry to end injustice.

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