from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- See Ireland2.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The Republic of Ireland
- proper n. The island of Ireland, consisting of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. the Irish name for Ireland; the name used in 1937 to 1949 for the Republic of Ireland.
From Irish Éire. (Wiktionary)