Hibernicism

Hibernicism

[hahy-bur-nuh-siz-uhm]
noun
an idiom or characteristic peculiar to Irish English or to the Irish.
Also, Hibernianism [hahy-bur-nee-uh-niz-uhm] .


Origin:
1750–60; < Medieval Latin Hibernic(us) Hibernian (Hibern(ia) Hibernia + -icus -ic) + -ism

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Hibernicism or Hibernianism (haɪˈbɜːnɪˌsɪzəm, haɪˈbɜːnɪəˌnɪzəm)
 
n
an Irish expression, idiom, trait, custom, etc
 
Hibernianism or Hibernianism
 
n

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