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Norn Iron is an Anglicisation of the indigenous term Norn Irn, by which its inhabitants refer to the Six Counties of the fair Province (a.k.a. Fur Praavvince) of Northern Ireland. It has subsequently been adopted by the prosperous denizens of North Down in their attempt to sound more cultured and cosmopolitan than their countrymen.

Scholars are agreed that the purest form of Norn Iron is spoken in the general vicinity of Belfast.