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Mün·ster(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.
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
(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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mun•ster(ˈmʌn stər, ˈmʊn-)
n. (often cap.)
a province in SW Republic of Ireland. 1,019,694; 9316 sq. mi. (24,130 sq. km).
a city in NW Germany. 264,887.
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