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 (lŭn′dən-dĕr′ē, lŭn′dən-dĕr′ē)
See Derry.
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(ˈlʌndənˌdɛrɪ) or


1. (Placename) a historical county of NW Northern Ireland, on the Atlantic: in 1973 replaced for administrative purposes by the districts of Coleraine, Derry, Limavady, and Magherafelt. Area: 2108 sq km (814 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a port in N Northern Ireland, second city of Northern Ireland: given to the City of London in 1613 to be colonized by Londoners; besieged by James II's forces (1688–89). Pop: 83 699 (2001)
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(ˈlʌn dənˌdɛr i)

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.
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