geographical name \ˈmi(-ə)l\

Definition of MOYLE

district N Northern Ireland, established 1974 area 191 square miles (497 square kilometers), pop 14,617


   (Concise Encyclopedia)

District (pop., 2001: 15,933), Northern Ireland. It stretches along the northern coast of Ireland and includes Rathlin Island and part of the Antrim Mountains. A cave on Rathlin Island is said to have been the hiding place of Robert I in 1306. Ballycastle is Moyle's administrative seat. The Giant's Causeway, along the coastal cliffs, and five of the nine Glens of Antrim are in Moyle.


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