wir·​ra | \ ˈwir-ə How to pronounce wirra (audio) \
variants: or less commonly whirra

Definition of wirra

usually used to express lament, grief, or concern

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Examples of wirra in a Sentence

wirra, wirra, me sweet colleen, lying in her cold grave!

First Known Use of wirra

1825, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for wirra

oh wirra, from Irish a Mhuire, literally, Mary!

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The first known use of wirra was in 1825

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“Wirra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wirra. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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