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  1. a province in the E Republic of Ireland. 7576 sq. mi. (19,620 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for leinster

Historical Examples

  • But in Leinster, Munster, and Connaught, the people are paying the landlord.

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

  • You are the Duke of Leinster's chaplain; for I have accepted that place for you.

  • The rest of the Episcopalians are in Leinster—round Dublin—where 140,000 are domiciled.

    Home Rule

    Harold Spender

  • But the Leinster Hypothesis couldn't be followed to the end.

    The Measure of a Man

    Randall Garrett

  • One of these was in Leinster; the locality of the other is unknown.

British Dictionary definitions for leinster


  1. a province of E and SE Republic of Ireland: it consists of the counties of Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Westmeath, Wexford, and Wicklow. Pop: 2 105 579 (2002). Area: 19 632 sq km (7580 sq miles)
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