- a city in Northern Ireland in Lisburn district, Co Antrim, noted for its linen industry: headquarters of the British Army in Northern Ireland. Pop: 71 465 (2001)
- a district of S Northern Ireland, in Co Antrim and Co Down. Pop: 109 565 (2003 est). Area: 446 sq km (172 sq miles)
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He then pushed on to Lisburn, the head-quarters of his army.The Huguenots in France
The other well was made by a bleacher in the neighbourhood of Lisburn in Ireland.
He d. at Lisburn of a fever caught while ministering to a parishioner.A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature
John W. Cousin
The following morning they started on foot for the town of Lisburn, Mr. Tate going with them to assist in carrying their valises.
In the town of Lisburn Elder Taylor preached four times in the market place to large and attentive crowds.