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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)  
  Dubliner      n  

Dublin Bay prawn  
      n   a large prawn usually used in a dish of scampi  
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