Definitions of Ireland
  1. noun
    an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
    synonyms: Emerald Isle, Hibernia
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    an early name of Ireland that is now used in poetry
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    a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
  2. noun
    a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
    synonyms: Eire, Irish Republic, Republic of Ireland
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    European country, European nation
    any one of the countries occupying the European continent
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