Stormont


Stormont
1. a district of eastern Belfast, in which Stormont Castle was built.
2. the usual name for Stormont Castle, a large administrative building which was built in the 1920s for the Northern Ireland parliament. The parliament met there until 1972, when direct rule was introduced, and it is now the home of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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 eastern suburb of Belfast, seat of the government of Northern Ireland. Located on an estate of 300 acres (120 hectares), it includes the Parliament Buildings and Stormont House, which once served as the official residence of the prime minister of Northern Ireland. The Parliament Buildings (1928–32) was built in the Greek classical style and has four main floors. Since 1998 it has been home to the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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