baile-atha-cliath









baile-atha-cliath


noun

  1. Gaelic name of Dublin.

noun

  1. Gaelic Baile Àtha Cliath. a seaport in and the capital of the Republic of Ireland, in the E part, on the Irish Sea.
  2. a county in E Republic of Ireland. 356 sq. mi. (922 sq. km). County seat: Dublin.
  3. a city in central Georgia.

noun

  1. the Irish Gaelic name for Dublin

noun

  1. the capital of the Republic of Ireland, on Dublin Bay : under English rule from 1171 until 1922; commercial and cultural centre; contains one of the world’s largest breweries and exports whiskey, stout, and agricultural produce. Pop: 1 004 614 (2002)Gaelic name: Baile Átha Cliath
  2. a county in E Republic of Ireland, in Leinster on the Irish Sea: mountainous in the south but low-lying in the north and centre. County seat: Dublin. Pop: 1 122 821 (2002). Area: 922 sq km (356 sq miles)

capital of Ireland, literally “black pool,” from Irish dubh “black” + linn “pool.” In reference to the dark waters of the River Liffey.

Capital and major port of the Republic of Ireland and the largest city in the country; located on the Irish Sea, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean.

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