a county in N Northern Ireland. 804 sq. mi. (2,082 sq. km).
its county seat: a seaport.
a town in SE New Hampshire.
- Also called Derry (for defs. 1, 2).
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How to use Londonderry in a sentence
McKee was shot to death in Creggan, a predominantly Catholic neighborhood in Londonderry, a city that is near the Irish border, on April 18, 2019, while she was covering riots.Four men arrested for murder of prominent Northern Ireland journalist, activist | Michael K. Lavers | September 15, 2021 | Washington Blade
Fancy Londonderry House going to the London police-office to get permission for a quadrille or a concert.Lands of the Slave and the Free | Henry A. Murray
In Ireland it has a wide range but is only common near Londonderry.The Moths of the British Isles, First Series | Richard South
When I re-visited the house on the 17th, the Marquis of Londonderry had the floor.
The first bloodshed occurred at Londonderry in August, 1913.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind | Herbert George Wells
When the town was incorporated in 1722 its name was changed to Londonderry.The Colonization of North America | Herbert Eugene Bolton
British Dictionary definitions for Londonderry
a historical county of NW Northern Ireland, on the Atlantic: in 1973 replaced for administrative purposes by the districts of Coleraine, Derry, Limavady, and Magherafelt. Area: 2108 sq km (814 sq miles)
a port in N Northern Ireland, second city of Northern Ireland: given to the City of London in 1613 to be colonized by Londoners; besieged by James II's forces (1688–89). Pop: 83 699 (2001)
- See also Derry
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