- Gaelic Baile Àtha Cliath. a seaport in and the capital of the Republic of Ireland, in the E part, on the Irish Sea.
- a county in E Republic of Ireland. 356 sq. mi. (922 sq. km). County seat: Dublin.
- a city in central Georgia.
- John,1838–1918, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman and social reformer, born in Ireland: archbishop of St. Paul, Minn., 1888–1918.
- Also called Emerald Isle. Latin Hibernia. a large western island of the British Isles, comprising Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. 32,375 sq. mi. (83,850 sq. km).
- Republic of. Formerly Irish Free State (1922–37), Also called Eire (1937–49). a republic occupying most of the island of Ireland. 27,137 sq. mi. (70,285 sq. km). Capital: Dublin.Irish Eire.
- Heraldry. a coat of arms blazoned as follows: Azure, a harp or stringed argent.
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Astley opened venues in London, Paris, and Dublin, and imitators cropped up in the New World (George Washington attended).We’re All Carnies Now: Why We Can’t Quit the Circus
November 27, 2014
Early in the book, she takes her two sons to Dublin for the day.Colm Toibin Describes The Creation Of His Quiet Masterpiece ‘Nora Webster’
November 3, 2014
“Raised by Wolves” tells the story of a traumatic car-bombing in Dublin.U2 Generously Gives Us a Lousy Album, Sucks at the Corporate Teat
September 13, 2014
After growing up in southside Dublin, Hewson was bit by the acting bug and enrolled in an program at New York University.'The Knick' Star Eve Hewson on Being Bono's Daughter and Injecting Cocaine Into Clive Owen's Penis
August 7, 2014
The challenge was set by HSBC, sponsors of the Open Championship, and filmed at Dun Laoghaire Golf Club in Dublin.Padraig Harrington's Hole-In-One, Blindfolded
July 15, 2014
He was buried at Dublin, with an epitaph recording his cowardice.Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II
Charlotte Mary Yonge
They were to go to Dublin for a week, and then up to Ballyards for a fortnight.The Foolish Lovers
St. John G. Ervine
I had not conceived that such accommodation could have been found in Dublin.Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10)
In 1797 there were 15,000 silk-weavers in the city of Dublin alone.The Works of Whittier, Volume VI (of VII)
John Greenleaf Whittier
Then three companies of the Dublin Fusiliers were towed ashore.
- the capital of the Republic of Ireland, on Dublin Bay : under English rule from 1171 until 1922; commercial and cultural centre; contains one of the world's largest breweries and exports whiskey, stout, and agricultural produce. Pop: 1 004 614 (2002)Gaelic name: Baile Átha Cliath
- a county in E Republic of Ireland, in Leinster on the Irish Sea: mountainous in the south but low-lying in the north and centre. County seat: Dublin. Pop: 1 122 821 (2002). Area: 922 sq km (356 sq miles)
- an island off NW Europe: part of the British Isles, separated from Britain by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel; contains large areas of peat bog, with mountains that rise over 900 m (3000 ft) in the southwest and several large lakes. It was conquered by England in the 16th and early 17th centuries and ruled as a dependency until 1801, when it was united with Great Britain until its division in 1921 into the Irish Free State and Northern IrelandLatin name: Hibernia
- Republic of Ireland, Irish Republic or Southern Ireland a republic in NW Europe occupying most of Ireland: established as the Irish Free State (a British dominion) in 1921 and declared a republic in 1949; joined the European Community (now the European Union) in 1973. Official languages: Irish (Gaelic) and English. Currency: euro. Capital: Dublin. Pop: 4 775 982 (2013 est). Area: 70 285 sq km (27 137 sq miles)
- John (Nicholson). 1879–1962, English composer, esp of songs
Word Origin and History for dublin
capital of Ireland, literally "black pool," from Irish dubh "black" + linn "pool." In reference to the dark waters of the River Liffey.