munster

[ muhn-ster, moo n- ]
/ ˈmʌn stər, ˈmʊn- /
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noun (often initial capital letter)


Nearby words

  1. munsell,
  2. munsell scale,
  3. munsey,
  4. munsey, frank andrew,
  5. munshi,
  6. munt,
  7. munted,
  8. munter,
  9. muntin,
  10. muntjac

Munster

[ muhn-ster ]
/ ˈmʌn stər /

noun

a province in SW Republic of Ireland. 9316 sq. mi. (24,130 sq. km).
a town in NW Indiana.

Münster

[ myn-stuhr ]
/ ˈmün stər /

noun

a city in NW Germany: treaty of Westphalia 1648.
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British Dictionary definitions for munster

Munster

/ (ˈmʌnstə) /

noun

a province of SW Republic of Ireland: the largest of the four provinces and historically a kingdom; consists of the counties of Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, and Waterford. Capital: Cork. Pop: 1 100 614 (2002). Area: 24 125 sq km (9315 sq miles)

münster

/ (ˈmynstə) /

noun

a variant of muenster

Münster

/ (German ˈmynstər) /

noun

a city in NW Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia on the Dortmund-Ems Canal: one of the treaties comprising the Peace of Westphalia (1648) was signed here; became capital of Prussian Westphalia in 1815. Pop: 269 579 (2003 est)
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Word Origin and History for munster

Munster

type of cheese; see Muenster.

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