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Ulster

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Noun

1. ulster

a historic division of Ireland located in the northeastern part of the island; six of Ulster's nine counties are in Northern Ireland

2. ulster

loose long overcoat of heavy fabric; usually belted

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Ulster

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noun
1. 
a province and former kingdom of N Ireland: passed to the English Crown in 1461; confiscated land given to English and Scottish Protestant settlers in the 17th century, giving rise to serious long-term conflict; partitioned in 1921, six counties forming Northern Ireland and three counties joining the Republic of Ireland. Pop (three Ulster counties of the Republic of Ireland): 46 714 (2002); (six Ulster counties of Northern Ireland): 1 702 628 (2003 est). Area (Republic of Ireland): 8013 sq km (3094 sq miles); (Northern Ireland): 14 121 sq km (5452 sq miles)
2.  an informal name for Northern Ireland
noun
a man's heavy double-breasted overcoat with a belt or half-belt at the back

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Ulster

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1. 
former province of Ireland, divided in 1920, with six of its counties forming Northern Ireland & the other three forming a province of the Republic of Ireland
2. 
province of the Republic of Ireland, in the N part: 3,093 sq mi (8,011 sq km); pop. 232,000
3.  Loosely
Northern Ireland
noun
a long, loose, heavy overcoat, esp. one with a belt, originally made of Irish frieze

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Ulster

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A historical region and ancient kingdom of northern Ireland. Largely annexed by the English Crown during the reign of James I, it is now divided between Ireland and Northern Ireland, which is often called Ulster.
n.
A loose, long overcoat made of heavy, rugged fabric and often belted.

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