Baile Atha Cliath or Dublin.
Dublin definition by Webster's New World
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- capital of Ireland: seaport on the Irish Sea: pop. 478,000
- county in Leinster province, E Ireland, on the Irish Sea: 356 sq mi (922 sq km); pop. 1,025,000; county seat, Dublin
Dublin definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The capital and largest city of Ireland, in the east-central part of the country on the Irish Sea. A Danish stronghold until 1014, Dublin was later captured by the English (1170) and made the center of the Pale. It was the scene of the Black Monday massacre of English residents in 1209 and the bloody Easter Rebellion of April 24, 1916. The Sinn Fein movement began here in the early 20th century. Population: 506,000.
- Dubˈlin·er noun
Dublin - Cultural Definition
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.
- As the intellectual and cultural center of Ireland, Dublin was a stronghold of Irish nationalism, the birthplace of renewed interest in the Irish language and Irish literature, and home to writers such as James Joyce, Jonathan Swift, and William Butler Yeats.