ulster

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noun ul·ster \ˈəl-stər\

Definition of ulster

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

Origin and Etymology of ulster

Ulster, Ireland


First Known Use: 1876


Ulster

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geographical name Ul·ster \ˈəl-stər\

Definition of Ulster

  1. 1 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

  2. 2 province N Ireland (republic) comprising counties Cavan, Donegal, & Monaghan area 3093 square miles (8042 square kilometers), pop 246,714

  3. 3 Northern Ireland —used unofficially

Ulsterite

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Ulsterman

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ULSTER Defined for English Language Learners


Ulster

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geographical name Ul·ster \ˈəl-stər\

Definition of Ulster for English Language Learners

  • : region of Ireland


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