Antrim



a county in NE Northern Ireland. 1098 sq. mi. (2844 sq. km). County seat: Belfast.
an administrative district in this county. 217 sq. mi. (563 sq. km).
Contemporary Examples

Taylor Antrim Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned, by Wells Tower.
Our Favorite Books of 2009 The Daily Beast December 21, 2009

Antrim sketches his characters—Rotarians, tennis buffs, suburban moms, way- ward teens—with indelible lines.
Jeffrey Eugenides Hails Donald Antrim’s ‘Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World’ Jeffrey Eugenides June 1, 2012

The amount of information Antrim manages to pack into this sentence is amazing.
Jeffrey Eugenides Hails Donald Antrim’s ‘Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World’ Jeffrey Eugenides June 1, 2012

Historical Examples

I and Neal here will go into Antrim, we’re the least likely to be recognised.
The Northern Iron George A. Birmingham

Such inscriptions are to be found in scores in the graveyards of Antrim.
The Northern Iron George A. Birmingham

Antrim, I was shown one of these caves over which a cottage formerly stood.
Ulster Folklore Elizabeth Andrews

Among them was Phelim, the blind piper, whom Neal had seen in the street of Antrim.
The Northern Iron George A. Birmingham

It’s my belief he’s gone off out of this in dread of what may happen in Antrim to-day.
The Northern Iron George A. Birmingham

“We’re going to take you back into Antrim,” said Captain Twinely.
The Northern Iron George A. Birmingham

He saw Antrim stretched out on the floor of the cabin, face down and motionless.
The Trail Horde Charles Alden Seltzer

noun
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)
a district of Northern Ireland, in Co Antrim. Pop: 49 260 (2003 est). Area: 415 sq km (160 sq miles)

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