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Lisburn

(lĭz`bûrn', lĭs`–), town (1991 pop. 40,391) and district, E Northern Ireland, on the Lagan River. The town's chief industry, linen manufacture, was introduced by the Huguenots after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes (1685). Within the district, the Lambeg Industrial Research Association is a major fiber research laboratory. Other products are automotive parts, sheet metal, and electrical equipment. In Lisburn is a monument to Jeremy TaylorTaylor, Jeremy,
1613–67, English bishop and theological and devotional writer. He was distinguished as a preacher and as the author of some of the most noted religious works in English.
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, who died there. Lisburn is the seat of the Roman Catholic bishop of Down and Connor and of the Protestant bishop of Connor. A technical school is located in the former home of Sir William WallaceWallace, Sir William,
1272?–1305, Scottish soldier and national hero. The first historical record of Wallace's activities concerns the burning of Lanark by Wallace and 30 men in May, 1297, and the slaying of the English sheriff, one of those whom Edward I of England had
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Lisburn

1. a city in Northern Ireland in Lisburn district, Co. Antrim, noted for its linen industry: headquarters of the British Army in Northern Ireland. Pop.: 71 465 (2001)
2. a district of S Northern Ireland, in Co. Antrim and Co. Down. Pop.: 109 565 (2003 est.). Area: 446 sq. km (172 sq. miles)
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