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ulster 1

Syllabification: ul·ster
Pronunciation: /ˈəlstər/


A man’s long, loose overcoat of rough cloth, typically with a belt at the back.
Example sentences
  • What is pathetic about the anemic-brained man in the ulster is that he has been misled, that the tablet will not fulfill his earnest belief in its power as a representation of Dr. Johnson, and yet the man will continue to believe in the tablet.
  • Woolf enjoys furnishing Johnson's London house in her imagination as much as she enjoys, we suspect, conjuring up the anemic-brained man in the ulster.
  • British gun expert Richard Law has found photographs in which the outline of the big Colt automatic through the fabric of this man's heavy ulster is clearly visible.


Late 19th century: from Ulster, where it was originally sold.

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Ulster 2 Syllabification: Ul·ster
Pronunciation: /ˈəlstər/
1A former province of Ireland, in the north of the island. The nine counties of Ulster are now divided between Northern Ireland (Antrim, Down, Armagh, Londonderry, Tyrone, and Fermanagh) and the Republic of Ireland (Cavan, Donegal, and Monaghan).



Pronunciation: /ˈəlstərmən/
noun (plural Ulstermen)
Example sentences
  • The rumour that he was about to play host to a number of Ulstermen filled him with trepidation.
  • The fact that Rangers fans continually prove themselves to be unsure of their identity (are they Scottish, English, British or Ulstermen or now Dutch) suggests that they're all in need of some kind of therapy.
  • However the Ulstermen went in ahead when McCartan scored from 30 metres to leave Down in a deserved half-time lead of 1-5 to 1-4.


Pronunciation: /ˈəlstərˌwo͝omən/
noun (plural Ulsterwomen)
Example sentences
  • For the past two-and-a-half years, the Ulsterwoman, who received an OBE two years ago for her services to drama and who has been writing for the theatre since the early 1980s, has written nothing new.
  • This magazine has everything for the modern Ulsterwoman.
  • She is in every sense a true Ulsterwoman displaying the characteristics of dependability and integrity.

Words that rhyme with Ulster

huckster • dumpster

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