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  1. 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)
  2. 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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Historical Examples of lisburn

  • He then pushed on to Lisburn, the head-quarters of his army.

    The Huguenots in France

    Samuel Smiles.

  • 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.

  • 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.