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Derry(Encyclopedia)Derry dr´ [key] or Londonderrylndndr´, ln´dndr [key] city (1991 pop. 95,371) and district, NW Northern Ireland. Much of the district is hilly, except for the low cultivated ...
Ireland, Northern(Encyclopedia)Ireland, Northern, division of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (2011 pop. 1,810,863), 5,462 sq mi (14,147 sq km), NE Ireland. Made up of six of the nine counties of the histor...
Northern Ireland(Encyclopedia)Northern Ireland: see Ireland, Northern.
Ulster(Encyclopedia)Ulster, northernmost of the historic provinces of Ireland. Modern Ulster consists of nine counties. Six (Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Derry, and Tyrone) now make up Northern Ireland (see Ireland, ...
Ireland(Encyclopedia)Ireland, Irish Eireâr´ [key] [to it are related the poetic Erin and perhaps the Latin Hibernia], island, 32,598 sq mi (84,429 sq km), second largest of the British Isles. The island is divided int...
Derry(Encyclopedia)Derry, town (1990 pop. 29,603), Rockingham co., SE N.H.; set off from Londonderry 1827. Rapid population growth has changed it from a small town to a suburb. Chemicals and electronic equipment are mad...
Foyle(Encyclopedia)Foyle foil [key], river, c.10 mi (16 km) long, formed by the junction of the Mourne and Finn rivers at Strabane, which is on the border between Limavady and Derry dists., W Northern Ireland. It flows ...
Faulkner, Brian(Encyclopedia)Faulkner, Brian fôk´nr [key], 1921–77, Northern Irish politician. A Protestant businessman, he was elected to the Northern Ireland Parliament as a Unionist in 1949. As minister of home affairs (...
Ireland, Church of(Encyclopedia)Ireland, Church of, Anglican church of both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. As a separate body the church goes back to the Reformation when the Irish church was officially reformed along...
Campbell, William Cecil(Encyclopedia)Campbell, William Cecil, 1930–, Irish-American biologist and parasitologist, b. Derry, Northern Ireland, Ph.D. Univ. of Wisconsin–Madison, 1957. He became a U.S. citizen in 1962. From 1957 to 1990...
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