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Larne

(lärn), town (1991 pop. 18,224) and district, NE Northern Ireland, on an inlet of the North Channel. The town is a seaport and a tourist center. Metal ores, beef, and potatoes are exported from Larne; among the industrial products are electrical equipment, paper, and linen. Limestone is quarried nearby. In 1315, Edward BruceBruce, Edward,
d. 1318, Scottish king of Ireland, brother of Robert I of Scotland. He aided his brother in the war for independence from England and in 1315 was declared heir to Robert's throne. With Robert's approval he then invaded Ulster, to which he had some hereditary claim.
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 landed at Larne.

Larne

a district of NE Northern Ireland, in Co. Antrim. Pop.: 30 948 (2003 est.). Area: 336 sq. km (130 sq. miles)
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