- a county in NE Northern Ireland. 1098 sq. mi. (2844 sq. km). County seat: Belfast.
- an administrative district in this county. 217 sq. mi. (563 sq. km).
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Antrim sketches his characters—Rotarians, tennis buﬀs, suburban moms, way- ward teens—with indelible lines.
The amount of information Antrim manages to pack into this sentence is amazing.
Taylor Antrim Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned, by Wells Tower.Our Favorite Books of 2009
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December 22, 2009
He was the chieftain of a clan that spread over Down and Antrim.The Foolish Lovers
St. John G. Ervine
He was an Antrim man, a Black Presbyterian, and a total abstainer.Ireland as It Is
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Among them was Phelim, the blind piper, whom Neal had seen in the street of Antrim.
It's my belief he's gone off out of this in dread of what may happen in Antrim to-day.
"We're going to take you back into Antrim," said Captain Twinely.
- a historical county of NE Northern Ireland, famous for the Giant's Causeway on the N coast: in 1973 it was replaced for administrative purposes by the districts of Antrim, Ballymena, Ballymoney, Carrickfergus, Larne, Moyle, Newtownabbey, and parts of Belfast and Lisburn. Area: 3100 sq km (1200 sq miles)
- a district of Northern Ireland, in Co Antrim. Pop: 49 260 (2003 est). Area: 415 sq km (160 sq miles)
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