Associations to the word «Ulster»


ULSTER, proper noun. (geographical) The northern province of Ireland, made up of six Northern Irish counties and three counties in the Republic of Ireland.
ULSTER, proper noun. (political) The six counties that make up Northern Ireland.
ULSTER, noun. Alternative form of ulster (men's heavy overcoat).
ULSTER, adjective. Relating to, or originating from Ulster.
ULSTER, noun. (clothing) (men's attire) A long, loose overcoat made of wool or other rough material, often called a greatcoat, which sometimes features an attached shoulder cape covering the back and sleeves, and which can sometimes be buttoned in front.
ULSTER CYCLE, proper noun. A large body of prose and verse centering around the traditional heroes of Ulaid and the reign of Conchobar mac Nessa. One of the four major cycles of Irish Mythology.
ULSTER FRY, noun. A combination of several foods traditionally served for breakfast in Northern Ireland (Ulster), many or most of which are fried.
ULSTER IRISH, proper noun. (Ireland) A dialect of the Irish language indigenous to Ulster.
ULSTER SAYS NO, noun. (Ireland) (UK) (Historical) the name and slogan of a unionist mass protest campaign against the provisions of the 1985 Anglo-Irish Agreement which gave the government of the Republic of Ireland an advisory role in Northern Ireland's government.
ULSTER SCOTS, proper noun. A variant of the Scots language spoken in Northern Ireland (Ulster).

Dictionary definition

ULSTER, noun. A historic division of Ireland located in the northeastern part of the island; six of Ulster's nine counties are in Northern Ireland.
ULSTER, noun. Loose long overcoat of heavy fabric; usually belted.

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