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Ul·ster

 (ŭl′stər)
A historical region and ancient kingdom of northern Ireland. Largely annexed by the English Crown during the reign of James I, it is now divided between Ireland and Northern Ireland, which is often called Ulster.

ul·ster

 (ŭl′stər)
n.
A loose, long overcoat made of heavy, rugged fabric and often belted.

[After Ulster.]

Ulster

(ˈʌlstə)
n
1. (Placename) a province and former kingdom of N Ireland: passed to the English Crown in 1461; confiscated land given to English and Scottish Protestant settlers in the 17th century, giving rise to serious long-term conflict; partitioned in 1921, six counties forming Northern Ireland and three counties joining the Republic of Ireland. Pop (three Ulster counties of the Republic of Ireland): 46 714 (2002); (six Ulster counties of Northern Ireland): 1 702 628 (2003 est). Area (Republic of Ireland): 8013 sq km (3094 sq miles); (Northern Ireland): 14 121 sq km (5452 sq miles)
2. (Placename) an informal name for Northern Ireland

ulster

(ˈʌlstə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a man's heavy double-breasted overcoat with a belt or half-belt at the back
[C19: so called because it was first produced in Northern Ireland]

Ul•ster

(ˈʌl stər)

n.
1. a former province in Ireland, now comprising Northern Ireland and a part of the Republic of Ireland.
2. a province in N Republic of Ireland. 235,641; 3123 sq. mi. (8090 sq. km).
4. (l.c.) a long, loose, heavy overcoat, orig. of Irish frieze, now also of any of various other woolen cloths.
Ul′ster•ite`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ulster - a historic division of Ireland located in the northeastern part of the islandUlster - a historic division of Ireland located in the northeastern part of the island; six of Ulster's nine counties are in Northern Ireland
2.Ulster - loose long overcoat of heavy fabriculster - loose long overcoat of heavy fabric; usually belted
greatcoat, overcoat, topcoat - a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter
Translations
Severní Irsko
Ulster
Ulster
Ulster
アルスター
얼스터
Ulster
จังหวัดหนึ่งของไอร์แลนด์เหนือ
tỉnh Ulster

Ulster

[ˈʌlstəʳ] NUlster m

Ulster

[ˈʌlstər] nUlster mUlster Defence Association n organisation paramilitaire protestante en Irlande du NordUlster Defence Regiment n section de l'armée britannique en Irlande du NordUlster Volunteer Force n organisation paramilitaire protestante en Irlande du Nord

Ulster

nUlster nt

ulster

n (dated: = coat) → Ulster m

Ulster

[ˈʌlstəʳ] nl'Ulster m

Ulster

أُولْسَتْر Severní Irsko Ulster Ulster Όλστερ Ulster Ulster Ulster Ulster Ulster アルスター 얼스터 Ulster Ulster Ulster Ulster Ольстер Ulster จังหวัดหนึ่งของไอร์แลนด์เหนือ Kuzey İrlanda tỉnh Ulster 阿尔斯特
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