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Hibernian

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adjective Hi·ber·ni·an \hī-ˈbər-nē-ən\

Definition of Hibernian

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of Ireland or the Irish

Origin and Etymology of hibernian

Latin Hibernia Ireland


First Known Use: 1632


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Hibernian

noun Hi·ber·ni·an

Definition of Hibernian

  1. :  a native or inhabitant of Ireland

1709

First Known Use of hibernian

1709

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