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Anglo-Irish

[ang-gloh-ahy-rish]
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noun
  1. persons of English descent living in Ireland.
  2. Hiberno-English.
adjective
  1. of or relating to the Anglo-Irish or their speech.
  2. Hiberno-Saxon.

Origin of Anglo-Irish

First recorded in 1785–95
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Anglo-Irish

noun
  1. the Anglo-Irish (functioning as plural) the inhabitants of Ireland of English birth or descent
  2. the English language as spoken in Ireland
adjective
  1. of or relating to the Anglo-Irish
  2. of or relating to English and Irish
  3. of or relating to the English language as spoken in Ireland
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