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 (mo͝on′stər, mŭn′-, mün′-)
A city of west-central Germany north-northeast of Cologne. Founded c. 800 as a Carolingian episcopal see, it was a prominent member of the Hanseatic League after the 1300s. Today it is an industrial center and a canal port.

Mun·ster 1

A historical region and province of southwest Ireland. It was one of the kingdoms of ancient Ireland.

Mun·ster 2

 (mŭn′stər, mo͝on′-)
Variant of Muenster.
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(Placename) a province of SW Republic of Ireland: the largest of the four provinces and historically a kingdom; consists of the counties of Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, and Waterford. Capital: Cork. Pop: 1 100 614 (2002). Area: 24 125 sq km (9315 sq miles)


(Cookery) a variant of muenster


(German ˈmynstər)
(Placename) a city in NW Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia on the Dortmund-Ems Canal: one of the treaties comprising the Peace of Westphalia (1648) was signed here; became capital of Prussian Westphalia in 1815. Pop: 269 579 (2003 est)
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(ˈmʌn stər, ˈmʊn-)

n. (often cap.)


(ˈmʌn stər)

a province in SW Republic of Ireland. 1,019,694; 9316 sq. mi. (24,130 sq. km).


(ˈmün stər)

a city in NW Germany. 264,887.
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He's sore over the auction, and he sprang his recruiting contract with Munster on her.
"The land was so barren both of man and beast that whosoever did travel from one end of all Munster .
Limerick want to be Munster champions in 2019 - and for the first time in six years - after finishing in third place last year.
A DEFIANT defensive performance earned Scarlets a welldeserved Guinness Pro14 victory over Munster in terrible conditions at Parc y Scarlets.
MUNSTER 33 LEICESTER 10 MUNSTER took control of Pool 4 as second-half tries from Peter O'Mahony and Chris Cloete wrapped up a most impressive bonuspoint win.
Keith Earls has been ruled out due to a suspected hamstring problem, with Munster teammate Andrew Conway stepping onto the wing.
The Munster head coach died at the team hotel in Paris, where the Irish province were due to play Racing 92 in a European Champions Cup tie yesterday.
Munster head coach Anthony Foley, who held a unique place in the tradition and affections of the Ireland province, died overnight at the team's hotel in Paris, plunging Irish rugby into shock and bringing forth a string of tributes on Sunday.
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Ireland team to face Wales: R Kearney (Leinster); C Gilroy (Ulster), B O'Driscoll (Leinster), G D'Arcy (Leinster), S Zebo (Munster); J Sexton (Leinster), C Murray (Munster); C Healy (Leinster), R Best (Ulster), M Ross (Leinster), M McCarthy (Connacht), D Ryan (Munster), P O'Mahony (Munster), S O'Brien (Leinster), J Heaslip (Leinster, capt).
MUNSTER v LEINSTER RTE2, 7.30pm LEINSTER have the form in the book and the stats on their side but Munster may just have the greater hunger on the night as the two great rivals serve up a topof-the-table clash at Thomond Park tonight, writes Graham Woods.