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Noun: Ireland  I(-u)r-lund
  1. An island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
    - Hibernia, Emerald Isle
  2. A republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
    - Republic of Ireland, Irish Republic, Eire

Type of: European country, European nation, island

Part of: British Isles, Common Market, EC, EEC, EU, Euroland, Europe, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, Eurozone

Encyclopedia: Ireland, Nova Scotia