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Ireland

geographical name Ire·land \ˈī(-ə)r-lənd\

Definition of IRELAND

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or Latin Hi·ber·nia \hī-ˈbər-nē-ə\ island W Europe in the Atlantic, one of the British Isles area 32,052 square miles (83,015 square kilometers); divided between Ireland (republic) & Northern Ireland
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or Ei·re \ˈer-ə\ country occupying major portion of the island; a republic since 1949; a division of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland 1801–1921 & (as Irish Free State) a dominion of the Commonwealth of Nations 1922–37 Dublin area 26,602 square miles (69,165 square kilometers), pop 4,239,848
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IRELAND Defined for Kids

Ireland

geographical name Ire·land \ˈīr-lənd\

Definition of IRELAND for Kids

2
or Ei·re \ˈer-ə\ country occupying major portion of Ireland (island); capital, Dublin

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