Hibernian

adjective
Hi·​ber·​ni·​an | \ hī-ˈbər-nē-ən How to pronounce Hibernian (audio) \

Definition of Hibernian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Hibernian

noun

Definition of Hibernian (Entry 2 of 2)

: a native or inhabitant of Ireland

First Known Use of Hibernian

Adjective

1632, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1709, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hibernian

Adjective

Latin Hibernia Ireland

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“Hibernian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hibernian. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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