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wirra

[wir-uh] /ˈwɪr ə/
interjection, Irish English
1.
an exclamation of sorrow or lament.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < Irish A Mhuire! Mary!, an appeal to the Virgin
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wirra

/ˈwɪrə/
interjection
1.
(Irish) an exclamation of sorrow or deep concern
Word Origin
C19: shortened from Irish Gaelic a Muire! O Mary! as invocation to the Virgin Mary
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