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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dublin, Irish capital, capital of Ireland(noun)

    capital and largest city and major port of the Irish Republic

GCIDE

  1. Dublin(prop. n.)

    The capital city of Ireland. Population (2000) = nk.

Wiktionary

  1. Dublin(ProperNoun)

    The capital of the Republic of Ireland.

  2. Dublin(ProperNoun)

    One of the counties of Ireland.

  3. Origin: From dubh + linn.

Freebase

  1. Dublin

    Dublin is the capital and most populous city of Ireland. The English name for the city is derived from the Irish name Dubhlinn, meaning "black pool". Dublin is situated in the province of Leinster near the midpoint of Ireland's east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey and the centre of the Dublin Region. Originally founded as a Viking settlement, it evolved into the Kingdom of Dublin and became the island's principal city following the Norman invasion. The city expanded rapidly from the 17th century; it was briefly the second largest city in the British Empire and the fifth largest in Europe. Dublin entered a period of stagnation following the Act of Union of 1800, but it remained the economic centre for most of the island. Following the partition of Ireland in 1922, the new parliament, the Oireachtas, was located in Leinster House. Dublin became the capital of the Irish Free State and later the Republic of Ireland. Similar to the cities of Cork, Limerick, Galway and Waterford—Dublin is administered separately from its respective County with its own City Council. The city is listed by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network as a global city, with a ranking of "Alpha-", placing Dublin among the top 30 cities in the world. It is a historical and contemporary cultural centre for the country, as well as a modern centre of education, the arts, administration, economy, and industry.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Dublin

    the capital of Ireland, at the mouth of the Liffey, which divides it in two, and is crossed by 12 bridges; the principal and finest street is Sackville Street, which is about 700 yards long and 40 wide; it has a famous university and two cathedrals, besides a castle, the residence of the Lord-Lieutenant; and a park, the Phoenix, one of the finest in Europe; manufactures porter, whisky, and poplin.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. dublin

    The capital city of Ireland, on the Liffey, close to its entrance into Dublin Bay. It is alleged that this city has been in existence since the time of Ptolemy. In the earlier part of the 9th century, Dublin was taken by the Danes, who infested it for several centuries thereafter. In 1169 it was taken by storm by the English under Strongbow. From about this period the history of Dublin is that of Ireland.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Dublin

    From Dubh-linn, “black pool.”

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Dublin' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3989

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How to say Dublin in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dublin in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dublin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Dublin in a Sentence

  1. International Airlines Group:

    Acquiring Aer Lingus would add a fourth competitive, cost-effective airline to IAG, enabling us to develop our network using Dublin.

  2. Brendan Behan:

    When I came back to Dublin I was courtmartialed in my absence and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.

  3. Yvonne Rossiter -LRB- @msvonage -RRB-:

    Thank you for attending our show tonight in Dublin, we will see you in Cardiff and hopefully the vocals and sound will be much, much better... Pfft.

  4. Chief Executive Michael O'Leary:

    We are in active discussions with Aer Lingus here in Dublin, with IAG in the UK and TAP in Portugal, i see no reason why it couldn't happen this winter, November.

  5. Italian Interior Minister Angelino Alfano:

    We are working to construct a common system which goes beyond the Dublin treaty, which is now obsolete in practice, making the mechanism less rigid and more collaborative.

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