Baile Atha Cliath or Dublin.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- 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
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- 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.