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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A native of England living in Ireland.
  • n. A native of Ireland living in England.
  • n. A person of mixed Irish and English ancestry.
  • n. See Irish English.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Connected with both England and Ireland; relating to both these countries or to their inhabitants.
  • Pertaining to the English who have settled in Ireland, or to their descendants.
  • Of English parentage on one side and of Irish on the other.
  • English people born or resident in Ireland.
  • Descendants of parents English on one side and Irish on the other.

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