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munster

[muhn-ster, moo n-]
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noun (often initial capital letter)
  1. muenster.
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Munster

[muhn-ster]
noun
  1. a province in SW Republic of Ireland. 9316 sq. mi. (24,130 sq. km).
  2. a town in NW Indiana.
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Münster

[myn-stuhr]
noun
  1. a city in NW Germany: treaty of Westphalia 1648.
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Munster

noun
  1. a province of SW Republic of Ireland: the largest of the four provinces and historically a kingdom; consists of the counties of Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, and Waterford. Capital: Cork. Pop: 1 100 614 (2002). Area: 24 125 sq km (9315 sq miles)
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münster

noun
  1. a variant of muenster
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Münster

noun
  1. a city in NW Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia on the Dortmund-Ems Canal: one of the treaties comprising the Peace of Westphalia (1648) was signed here; became capital of Prussian Westphalia in 1815. Pop: 269 579 (2003 est)
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Word Origin and History for munster

Munster

type of cheese; see Muenster.

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