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Antrim

(ăn`trĭm), district (1991 pop. 48,000), 217 sq mi (562 sq km), NE Northern Ireland. The eastern and seaward area is a picturesque region of mountains and glens; to the west, where Antrim borders on Lough Neagh, lie the fertile valleys of the Bann and the Lagan rivers. Tourism is significant. The region is chiefly agricultural (oats, flax, potatoes). Fishing and cattle breeding are also important.

Antrim

1. a historical county of NE Northern Ireland, famous for the Giant's Causeway on the N coast: in 1973 it was replaced for administrative purposes by the districts of Antrim, Ballymena, Ballymoney, Carrickfergus, Larne, Moyle, Newtownabbey, and parts of Belfast and Lisburn. Area: 3100 sq. km (1200 sq. miles)
2. a district of Northern Ireland, in Co. Antrim. Pop.: 49 260 (2003 est.). Area: 415 sq. km (160 sq. miles)
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