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Lisburn (Northern Ireland)


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  • Variants

    • Lisburn, Ire
    • Lisburn (Northern Ireland : District)
    • Lios na gCearrbhach (Northern Ireland)
    • Lisburn City (Northern Ireland)
    • Borough of Lisburn (Northern Ireland)
    • Lisburn Borough (Northern Ireland)
    • Lisnagarvy (Northern Ireland)
    • Lisnagarvey (Northern Ireland)
    • Lisnegarvy (Northern Ireland)
    • Lisnegarvey (Northern Ireland)
    • Lisnegarvagh (Northern Ireland)
    • Lisnagarvagh (Northern Ireland)
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

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        City
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    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Northern Ireland
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Antrim (Northern Ireland : County)
    • Associated Locale

        (lcsh) Belfast Metropolitan Area (Northern Ireland)
    • Associated Locale

        Lisburn and Castlereagh (Northern Ireland)
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Lisburn (Northern Ireland : District)
    • Lisburn, Ire
  • Sources

    • found: Brett, C. H. B. List of historic buildings, groups of buildings, buildings of architectural importance in the Borough of Lisburn, 1969.
    • found: Municipal yr. bk., 1981(Lisburn, in Lisburn Borough)
    • found: Lisburn City Council www site, 5 Sept. 2003(Lisburn, city, district)
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(ppl; 54°31ʹ24ʺN 006°02ʹ07ʺW)
    • found: GEOnet, 28 July 2017(Lisburn (approved); variant: Lios na gCearrbhach; geopolitical entity name: United Kingdom; first-order administrative division name: Lisburn and Castlereagh; 54° 30ʹ 36ʺ N, 006° 02ʹ 25ʺ W; 54.50991 [N], -6.0404 [W]; seat of a first-order administrative division; also lists Lisburn (approved and short), Lisburn City (approved), with variant Lisburn District, as a historical first-order administrative division)
    • found: Logainm.ie (Placenames database of Ireland), 28 July 2017(Lios na gCearrbhach; validated name (Irish); Lisburn (English); town; county: Aontroim / Antrim; barony: Mása Ríona Uachtarach / Massereene Upper; civil parish: Blaris; townland: Lisnagarvy; latitude: 54.5086511025847000; longitude: -6.0544559064929597) - https://www.logainm.ie/135807.aspx
    • found: Wikipedia, 28 July 2017(Lisburn; a city in Northern Ireland; on the River Lagan, which forms the boundary between County Antrim and County Down; part of the Belfast Metropolitan Area; one of the constituent cities that make up the Dublin-Belfast corridor region; formerly a borough, granted city status in 2002; the administrative centre of Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council area; originally known as Lisnagarvy (also spelled Lisnagarvey, Lisnegarvey, Lisnegarvy, Lisnegarvagh, or Lisnagarvagh) after the townland in which it formed, derived from Irish Lios na gCearrbhach, meaning "ringfort of the gamesters/gamblers'"; the modern spelling Lisburn first appears in a January 1662 entry in church records; 54° 30ʹ 43.2ʺ N, 6° 1ʹ 51.6ʺ W; 54.512 [N], -6.031 [W])
  • Change Notes

    • 1983-03-16: new
    • 2017-08-10: revised
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