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Anglo-Irish

[ang-gloh-ahy-rish] /ˈæŋ gloʊˈaɪ rɪʃ/
noun
1.
persons of English descent living in Ireland.
adjective
3.
of or relating to the Anglo-Irish or their speech.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95
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British Dictionary definitions for Anglo-Irish

Anglo-Irish

noun
1.
(functioning as pl) the Anglo-Irish, the inhabitants of Ireland of English birth or descent
2.
the English language as spoken in Ireland
adjective
3.
of or relating to the Anglo-Irish
4.
of or relating to English and Irish
5.
of or relating to the English language as spoken in Ireland
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