Definition of Dublin in English:

Dublin

Line breaks: Dub¦lin
Pronunciation: /ˈdʌblɪn
 
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  • 1The capital city of the Republic of Ireland, situated on the Irish Sea at the mouth of the River Liffey; population 506,211 (2006). It was the birthplace of many writers, including Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde, and James Joyce. Irish name Baile Átha Cliath.
  • 1.1A county of the Republic of Ireland, in the province of Leinster; county town, Dublin.

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Dubliner

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  • Spin gained an extra 26,000 daily listeners, and 19% of Dubliners aged 15 to 34 now tune into the station.
  • It's only been fully open since June, and so far the Heritage has been geared towards providing short breaks for affluent Dubliners.
  • The Octagon Bar is popular with Dubliners and visitors alike, and the excellent restaurant is called the Tea Room.

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