[ an-trim ]

  1. a county in NE Northern Ireland. 1,098 sq. mi. (2,844 sq. km). County seat: Belfast.

  2. an administrative district in this county. 217 sq. mi. (563 sq. km).

Words Nearby Antrim Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Antrim in a sentence

  • But we very much doubt if the above has really any connection with the Antrim witch-case of 1698.

    Irish Witchcraft and Demonology | St. John D. (St. John Drelincourt) Seymour
  • Then the young widow moved to the Territory of Colorado, where she married a Mr. Antrim.

    History of 'Billy the Kid' | Chas. A. Siringo
  • The young blacksmith who had insulted Mrs. Antrim and who had been knocked down by Ed.

    History of 'Billy the Kid' | Chas. A. Siringo
  • Here Mr. and Mrs. Antrim established a new restaurant, and had Ash Upson as the star boarder.

    History of 'Billy the Kid' | Chas. A. Siringo
  • Crying never patched a hole in a brogue, and a man who's been fooled is no admirable figure, at least to Antrim men.

    The Wind Bloweth | Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne

British Dictionary definitions for Antrim


/ (ˈæntrɪm) /

  1. 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)

  2. a district of Northern Ireland, in Co Antrim. Pop: 49 260 (2003 est). Area: 415 sq km (160 sq miles)

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