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Emerald Isle

noun
1.
Ireland (def 2).
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  • Some of the shells find their way to the Emerald Isle, to be used by the peasants for the weak infusion called "miserables."

    The Food of the Gods Brandon Head
  • If anything, there was a hint of Irish,—the soft intonation of the Emerald Isle.

    Antony Gray,--Gardener Leslie Moore
  • (p. 240) A well-known man from the Emerald Isle, who is a keen and successful yacht-sailer, was the cause of a hearty laugh.

    Yachting Vol. 1 Various.
  • Also introduced the brogue and the shamrock into the Emerald Isle.

  • And are you so tired of me and my pictures of my Emerald Isle that you want to hurry me off to Barettis to be rid of me?

  • It lies between the Duke's and Squire Hillcrist's—an Emerald Isle.

  • You have looks and you have brains and I have a hunch through all that Emerald Isle sauciness you have a heart too.

    A Place in the Sun C.H. Thames
  • Is not the quip of the Curé worthy of any son of the Emerald Isle?

    The Counts of Gruyre Mrs. Reginald de Koven
British Dictionary definitions for Emerald Isle

Emerald Isle

noun
1.
a poetic name for Ireland
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