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Northern Ireland

geographical name

Definition of Northern Ireland

  1. country NE Ireland; a division of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland ∗ Belfast area 5452 square miles (14,121 square kilometers), pop 1,685,267 — see ulster

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