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Hibernian

[hahy-bur-nee-uh n] /haɪˈbɜr ni ən/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Ireland or its inhabitants; Irish.
noun
2.
a native of Ireland.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; Hiberni(a) + -an
Related forms
non-Hibernian, adjective, noun
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Hibernian

/haɪˈbɜːnɪən; hɪˈbɜːnɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Ireland or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Ireland
Word Origin
from Hibernia, the Roman name for Ireland
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Word Origin and History for Hibernian

1630s (adj.), 1709 (n.); see Hibernia + -ian. Related: Hibernianism.

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