What is Belfast?

  • (noun): Capital and largest city of Northern Ireland; the center of Protestantism in Northern Ireland.
    Synonyms: capital of Northern Ireland


Belfast (from Irish: Béal Feirste, meaning "mouth of the sandbanks") is the capital of, and largest city in, Northern Ireland. Most of Belfast is in County Antrim, but parts of east and south Belfast are in County Down.

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Belfast City Centre
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7 Songs Belfast
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Belfast, Mpumalanga - Geography - Climate
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Waterfront Hall
... Waterfront Hall is a multi-purpose facility, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, designed by local architects' firm Robinson McIlwaine ... This is so the exterior will eventually turn green and reflect the dome of Belfast City Hall and other Victorian buildings in the city centre ... A 2006 socio-economic impact study commissioned by Belfast City Council found that the hall had generated £10 for the city for every £1 spent on operational costs ...

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    Is it true or false that Belfast is north of London? That the galaxy is the shape of a fried egg? That Beethoven was a drunkard? That Wellington won the battle of Waterloo? There are various degrees and dimensions of success in making statements: the statements fit the facts always more or less loosely, in different ways on different occasions for different intents and purposes.
    —J.L. (John Langshaw)