Eire

[ air-uh, ahy-ruh, air-ee, ahy-ree ]
/ ˈɛər ə, ˈaɪ rə, ˈɛər i, ˈaɪ ri /

noun

the Irish name of Ireland.
a former name (1937–49) of the Republic of Ireland.

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British Dictionary definitions for eires

Eire
/ (ˈɛərə) /

noun

the Irish Gaelic name for Ireland
a former official name (1937–49) for Republic of Ireland
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