geographical name
Dub·​lin | \ ˈdə-blən How to pronounce Dublin (audio) \
variants: or, for senses 3 and 4, Irish Gaelic Baile Atha Cliath \ blä-​ˈklē-​ə How to pronounce Dublin (audio) \

Definition of Dublin

1 city in western California east-southeast of Oakland population 46,036
2 city in central Ohio, a suburb of Columbus population 41,751
3 county of eastern Ireland bordering the Irish Sea in Leinster area 356 square miles (926 square kilometers), population 1,273,069
4 city and port at the mouth of the Liffey River on Dublin Bay (an inlet of the Irish Sea) population 527,612

Note: The city of Dublin is the capital of Ireland and of the county of Dublin.

Other Words from Dublin

Dubliner \ ˈdə-​blə-​nər How to pronounce Dublin (audio) \ noun

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“Dublin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dublin. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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