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Ireland British & World English

An island of the British Isles, lying west of Great Britain. Approximately four fifths of the area of Ireland forms the Republic of Ireland, with the remaining one fifth forming Northern Ireland

Ireland English Thesaurus

Hiberno-

Ireland New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

island west of Great Britain

Ireland, Republic of British & World English

A country comprising approximately four fifths of Ireland; population 4,203,200 (est. 2009); languages, Irish (official), English; capital, Dublin

New Ireland British & World English

An island in the South Pacific, administratively part of Papua New Guinea, lying to the north of New Britain; population 145,700 (est. 2009); capital, Kavieng

Northern Ireland British & World English

A province of the United Kingdom occupying the NE part of Ireland; population 1,775,000 (est. 2008); capital, Belfast

Ireland, Republic of New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

country comprising approximately four-fifths of Ireland;

Northern Ireland New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

province of the United Kingdom occupying the NE part of Ireland

Primate of All Ireland British & World English

A title of both the Catholic and Anglican Archbishops of Armagh

Bridget, St1 British & World English

(6th century), Irish abbess; also known as St Bridget of Ireland. She was venerated in Ireland as a virgin saint and noted in miracle stories for her compassion; her cult soon spread over most of western Europe. Feast day, 1 February

primate New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

chief bishop of a province; Primate of All England the Archbishop of Canterbury; Primate of All Ireland each of the Archbishops (Catholic and Anglican) of Armagh; Primate of England the Archbishop of York

St Bridget of Ireland in Bridget, St1 British & World English

(6th century), Irish abbess; also known as St Bridget of Ireland. She was venerated in Ireland as a virgin saint and noted in miracle stories for her compassion; her cult soon spread over most of western Europe. Feast day, 1 February

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in United Kingdom British & World English

A country of western Europe consisting of England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland; population 61,113,200 (est. 2009); capital, London. Full name United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland