Definition of Dublin

1. Noun. Capital and largest city and major port of the Irish Republic.

Exact synonyms: Capital Of Ireland, Irish Capital
Generic synonyms: Port, National Capital
Group relationships: Eire, Ireland, Irish Republic, Republic Of Ireland
Member holonyms: Dubliner

Definition of Dublin

1. Proper noun. The capital of the Republic of Ireland. ¹

2. Proper noun. One of the counties of Ireland. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dublin

Dryopteris thelypteris
Dryopteris thelypteris pubescens
DuBois' formula
DuBois Heyward
Du Barry
Du Bois
Du Bois-Reymond's law
Dubin-Johnson syndrome
Dublin (current term)
Duboscq's colourimeter
Dubowitz score

Literary usage of Dublin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"But he delivered the pallium to Dublin which was the best city and appointed ... By consent of the king and of the clergy of Dublin, he was consecrated by ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"Dublin. 1785. A gleam of Comfort to this distracted Empire. London. ... Dublin. 1718. Observations on, and a short history of, Irish Banks and Bankers, ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1866)
"New Series, Dublin, 1804, 4to, in progress. A copy in the British Museum, but the Third ... Dublin, 1833—35. 12mo. A very imperfect set in the British ..."

4. American Book Prices Current (1913)
"Dublin, nd 8vo. The Insurrection of the Twenty-third July, 1803 [Special Hf. ... Dublin. 1763-76. 19 vols., fol. Hf. mor. (Vol. 2 lacking title-page and I ..."

5. Publicationsby English Dialect Society by English Dialect Society (1850)
"Joseph Carson, DD, MRIA, Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin. ... Thomas De Vere Coneys, AM, Professor of Irish in the University of Dublin. ..."

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