Stormont

Stormont

Stormont may refer to:

Peerages

* Viscount Stormont is a title in the Peerage of Scotland; it was created in 1621 by James VI for Sir David Murray who had saved him from the attack of Earl Gowrie in 1600.

People

* Lord Stormont was British ambassador to France in the 18th century.

tructures

The Stormont Estate in east Belfast, Northern Ireland.
* Stormont Castle, currently used by the Northern Ireland Executive.
* Parliament Buildings, colloquially known as "Stormont." Location of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
* Stormont House, a government building in Stormont. Occupied by the Civil Service and Northern Ireland Office.
*Stormont (cricket ground), first-class cricket ground in the Stormont Estate

Geographic features

;Canada
* Stormont, Nova Scotia, a community in Guysborough County.
* Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties, Ontario is a county emerged when Stormont county merged.
* Stormont County, Ontario, a former county in Ontario.

;United Kingdom
* Stormont, a suburb and electoral ward of East Belfast, Northern Ireland.

;United States
* Stormont, Virginia, a settlement South of Urbanna in Middlesex County, Virginia.

Electoral districts

;Canada
* Stormont (electoral district), a federal electoral district in Ontario.


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  • Stormont —   [ stɔːmənt], Stadtteil von Belfast, 1921 72/74 und erneut seit 1998 Sitz des noririschen Parlaments. Am 10. 4. 1998 wurde in Stormont zwischen acht nordirischen Parteien und den Regierungschefs Großbritanniens (T. Blair) sowie Irlands (B.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Stormont — UK [ˈstɔː(r)mɒnt] US [ˈstɔrmənt] the building in Northern Ireland that is used for meetings of the Northern Ireland Assembly http://www.macmillandictionary.com/med2cd/weblinks/stormont.htm Thesaurus: irish politicshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stormont — See Irish law. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • Stormont — Palais de Stormont Le Palais de Stormont. Le Palais de Stormont est un château de Belfast situé dans le quartier du même nom. Depuis l accord du Vendredi saint, il accueille le siège de l Assemblée nord irlandaise ainsi qu au cabinet… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Stormont — Recorded in several spellings including Starmont, Storment, Stormont, Stormonth, Stormount, Stormon and possibly Stairmond, this is a Scottish surname. Well recorded in Ulster (Northern Ireland), and also in the city of London, it may be partly… …   Surnames reference

  • 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,… …   Universalium

  • Stormont —    The seat of the devolved Northern Ireland parliament and administrative offices of the Northern Ireland government.    There was a parliament in existence prior to direct rule, often known as ‘the Stormont Parliament’. The operation of the new …   Glossary of UK Government and Politics

  • Stormont — Stor|mont a castle in Belfast where the Northern Ireland Parliament used to meet. An independent Parliament for Northern Ireland was started there in 1921 but as a result of serious violence in 1969, it was ended by the British government, which… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Stormont — geographical name E suburb of Belfast, Northern Ireland; site of Parliament House …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Stormont — n. family name; county in Canada …   English contemporary dictionary


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