1. Borough in Pennsylvania (USA); zip code 18917.
2. Capital and largest city and major port of the Republic of Ireland; Also called: Irish capital, capital of the Irish Republic.
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4. City in Georgia (USA).
5. City in Ohio (USA); zip code 43017.
6. City in Texas (USA); zip code 76446.
7. Town in Indiana (USA).
8. Town in North Carolina (USA).
9. Town in Virginia (USA); zip code 24084.
(county) County in the Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province, facing the Irish Sea; county town Dublin; area 920 sq km/355 sq mi; It is mostly level and low-lying, but rises in the S to 753 m/2,471 ft in Kippure, part of the Wicklow Mountains. The river Liffey enters Dublin Bay. Dublin, the capital of the Republic of Ireland, and Dún Laoghaire are the two major towns.(city) (Gaelic Baile Atha Cliath) Capital and port on the east coast of the Republic of Ireland, at the mouth of the river Liffey, facing the Irish Sea; Greater Dublin, including Dún Laoghaire (1986 est) 921,000. It is the site of one of the world's largest breweries (Guinness); other industries include textiles, pharmaceuticals, electrical goods, whiskey distilling, glass, food processing, and machine tools.
In the Georgian period many fine squares were laid out, and the Custom House (damaged in the 1921 uprising but later restored) survives. There is a Roman Catholic procathedral, St Mary’s (1816); two Protestant cathedrals; and two universities, Trinity College (the University of Dublin) and the National University of Ireland. Trinity College library contains the Book of Kells, a splendidly illuminated 8th-century gospel book produced at the monastery of Kells in County Meath, founded by St Columba. Other buildings are the City Hall (1779), the Four Courts (1796), the National Gallery, Dublin Municipal Gallery, National Museum, Leinster House (where the legislature, Dáil Eireann, sits), and the Abbey and Gate theaters. history The city was founded 840 by the invading Danes, who were finally defeated 1014 at Clontarf, now a northern suburb of the city. Dublin was the center of English rule from 1171 (exercised from Dublin Castle 1220) until 1922.