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Coleraine

noun
  1. a town in N Northern Ireland, in Coleraine district, Co Antrim, on the River Bann; light industries; university (1965). Pop: 24 089 (2001)
  2. a district in N Northern Ireland, in Co Antrim and Co Londonderry. Pop: 56 024 (2003 est). Area: 485 sq km (187 sq miles)
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  • I was on my way to Coleraine, doctor, and I turned off at the mill to see Dolly, and ask her how she was.

    Tony Butler

    Charles James Lever

  • Next morning horses were procured, and the furniture-waggon made a triumphal entry into Coleraine.

  • You may remember how a very small credit I once opened with the bank in Coleraine made them close in a week.

  • Janet saw it all, for she had gone into Coleraine, and the doctor gave her a seat back with himself and his daughter.

    Tony Butler

    Charles James Lever

  • From Skeffy; he 'll be here to-morrow; he's to arrive at Coleraine by six in the morning, and wants me to meet him there.

    Tony Butler

    Charles James Lever