noun ul·ster \ˈəl-stər\

Definition of ULSTER

:  a long loose overcoat of Irish origin made of heavy material (as frieze)

Origin of ULSTER

Ulster, Ireland
First Known Use: 1876


geographical name Ul·ster \ˈəl-stər\

Definition of ULSTER

region N Ireland (island) comprising Northern Ireland & N Ireland (republic); ancient kingdom, later a province comprising nine counties, three of which in 1921 joined Irish Free State (now Ireland) while the rest remained with United Kingdom
province N Ireland (republic) comprising counties Cavan, Donegal, & Monaghan area 3093 square miles (8042 square kilometers), pop 246,714
Northern Ireland —used unofficially
Ul·ster·ite \-stə-ˌrīt\ noun
Ul·ster·man \-stər-mən\ noun


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