Northern Ireland

geographical name

Definition of Northern Ireland

  1. country in the northeastern part of the island of Ireland that is a division of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and borders the Republic of Ireland to the west and south; capital Belfast area 5452 square miles (14,121 square kilometers), population 1,810,900 — see ulster


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Northern Ireland

geographical name

Definition of Northern Ireland for English Language Learners

  • : part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


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