Erin

Erin

[er-in]
noun
1.
Literary. Ireland.
2.
a female given name.
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Erin (ˈɪərɪn, ˈɛərɪn)
 
n
an archaic or poetic name for Ireland
 
[from Irish Gaelic Éirinn, dative of Ériu Ireland]

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Erin
ancient name of Ireland, from O.E. Erinn, dat. of Eriu "Ireland" (see Irish).
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