[muhn-ster, moo n-]
- a province in SW Republic of Ireland. 9316 sq. mi. (24,130 sq. km).
- a town in NW Indiana.
- a city in NW Germany: treaty of Westphalia 1648.
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Examples from the Web for munster
"He's a vocal shareholder who can continue to put pressure on Apple to do the right thing for investors," Munster said.
Although Icahn is pushing for a larger buyback, it's likely it won't take place until March, Munster said.
It appears that the affair of Munster will not trouble the peace of Germany.
But in Leinster, Munster, and Connaught, the people are paying the landlord.
This quotation is from the Munster Express, published in Limerick.
When she reached Munster Court her plan was in some sort framed.
Of course tidings of the migration were sent to Munster Court.
- 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)
- a variant of muenster
- 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
type of cheese; see Muenster.
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