Coleraine


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Coleraine

(kōlrān`), town (1991 pop. 16,450) and district, N Northern Ireland, near the mouth of the Bann River. Coleraine is a port. Its industries include distilling, linen milling, the curing of ham and bacon, light engineering, and salmon fishing. There is also a large chemical fiber plant. In 1613, James I gave the site of the town to the corporations of the City of London for development. The New Univ. of Ulster was founded in Coleraine in 1965.
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Coleraine

1. a town in N Northern Ireland, in Coleraine district, Co. Antrim, on the River Bann; light industries; university (1965). Pop.: 24 089 (2001)
2. a district in N Northern Ireland, in Co. Antrim and Co. Londonderry. Pop.: 56 024 (2003 est.). Area: 485 sq. km (187 sq. miles)
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