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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ULSTER

If you were to say to an Ulster man, "Who are the proudest people in Ireland?"

And if you were to say to a Ballyards man, "Who are the proudest people in Ulster?"

There's no people in the earthly world talks as fine as the Ulster people.

"And I come from Ulster where all the good men come from," John concluded.

"I've seen some poor specimens from Ulster," Mr. Clotworthy said.

He loves the way you talk, the way all the Ulster people talk!

I suppose John Marsh was sick about the gun-running in Ulster?

"It's a clever joke when the Ulster people do it," he said, raging at Gilbert.

Look at the way the Ulster people have frightened the wits out of them!

But with or without English aid, Ulster may be trusted to hold its own.

WORD ORIGIN

northernmost of the four provinces of Ireland, 14c., from Anglo-French Ulvestre (early 13c.), Anglo-Latin Ulvestera (c.1200), corresponding to Old Norse Ulfastir, probably from Irish Ulaidh "men of Ulster" + suffix also found in Leinster, Munster, and perhaps representing Irish tir "land."

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