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Noun: Republic of Ireland
  1. A republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
    - Ireland, Irish Republic, Eire

Type of: European country, European nation

Part of: Common Market, EC, EEC, Emerald Isle, EU, Euroland, Europe, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, Eurozone, Hibernia, Ireland

Encyclopedia: Republic of Ireland