1 the capital of the Republic of Ireland, on Dublin Bay: under English rule from 1171 until 1922; commercial and cultural centre; contains one of the world's largest breweries and exports whiskey, stout, and agricultural produce. Pop.: 478389 (1991), (Gaelic name)
Baile Átha Cliath
2 a county in E Republic of Ireland, in Leinster on the Irish Sea: mountainous in the south but low-lying in the north and centre. County seat: Dublin. Pop.: 1057000 (1996). Area: 922 sq. km (356 sq. miles)
Dublin Bay prawn
n a large prawn usually used in a dish of scampi
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
Add your entry in the Collaborative Dictionary.