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- proper n. A nickname for Ireland.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a name given to Ireland on account of the brightness of its verdure.
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- n. an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
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Although I Sell the Dead is set in the foggy Irish countryside, during the 18th Century, the closest any of the actors got to the Emerald Isle was a rustic pub in Manhattan.
One of the only mixed drink with which we'll repeatedly toast the Emerald Isle is the Emerald.
The Emerald Isle is a land of green hills with warm and friendly people, stately castles and introduces Ireland's natural beauty and hospitable culture.
Every accent around Gaelic Park was a brogue from some corner of the Emerald Isle.
ZUMAPRESS.com A surfer passes the broken end of the Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier in Emerald Isle, N.C. on Sunday.
What to do: 1. Take a driving or walking tour through The Burren, a remarkable 100-mile limestone plateau resembling a moonscape that seems incongruous on this lush Emerald Isle.
Of course, the Emerald Isle could evade responsibility altogether by simply waiting for Greece to restructure its debt first, at which point there will be general confusion and markets will shun Ireland anyway.
Where until recently the Emerald Isle's saloons echoed to vociferous debate about economic downturns, the recent general election and mass emigration, the talk now is almost exclusively of right-arm spin, leg-breaks and googlies.
Both sides had legations on the Emerald Isle, and Mr. Quigley said his cover proved effective.
While most head to Ireland's capital for their first visit to the Emerald Isle, it doesn't hurt to get outside the city and see some of Ireland's smaller charming towns.