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Coleraine

/ˈkəʊlˈreɪn/
noun
1.
a town in N Northern Ireland, in Coleraine district, Co Antrim, on the River Bann; light industries; university (1965). Pop: 24 089 (2001)
2.
a district in N Northern Ireland, in Co Antrim and Co Londonderry. Pop: 56 024 (2003 est). Area: 485 sq km (187 sq miles)
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  • You may remember how a very small credit I once opened with the bank in coleraine made them close in a week.

  • I was on my way to coleraine, doctor, and I turned off at the mill to see Dolly, and ask her how she was.

    Tony Butler Charles James Lever
  • Be it understood that these religionists live in Ireland and date their malediction from coleraine.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • Janet saw it all, for she had gone into coleraine, and the doctor gave her a seat back with himself and his daughter.

    Tony Butler Charles James Lever
  • It stands on a high bank overlooking the Bann, about a mile north of coleraine.

    Ulster Folklore Elizabeth Andrews
  • From Skeffy; he 'll be here to-morrow; he's to arrive at coleraine by six in the morning, and wants me to meet him there.

    Tony Butler Charles James Lever
  • We stopped but a night, taking train to Portrush, via the cozy little town of coleraine.

    The Chautauquan, Vol. III, December 1882 The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
  • She hardly mingled with any neighbours or friends, excepting with Mr. and Mrs. Jackson, of coleraine.

  • Clones was sixty miles from Derry, and rather more from coleraine and Carrickfergus, the two other points of departure.

  • coleraine was taken by Travers, and after a time the neighbours were reconciled, a pension of 10l.

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