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Irish

noun \ˈī-rish\

: the people of Ireland : Irish people

: the Gaelic language of Ireland

Full Definition of IRISH

1
plural in construction :  natives or inhabitants of Ireland or their descendants especially when of Celtic speech or culture
2
a :  the Celtic language of Ireland especially as used since the later medieval period
b :  English spoken by the Irish
3
Irish adjective

Examples of IRISH

  1. How many Irish are there in England?

Origin of IRISH

Middle English, from Old English *Īrisc, from Īras Irishmen, of Celtic origin; akin to Old Irish Ériu Ireland
First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with IRISH

IRISH Defined for Kids

1Irish

adjective \ˈīr-ish\

Definition of IRISH for Kids

:  of or relating to Ireland, its people, or the Irish language

2Irish

noun

Definition of IRISH for Kids

1
Irish plural :  the people of Ireland
2
:  a language of Ireland
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