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Erin

[ er-in ]
/ ˈɛr ɪn /
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noun
Literary. Ireland.
a female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for Erin

Erin
/ (ˈɪərɪn, ˈɛərɪn) /

noun
an archaic or poetic name for Ireland

Word Origin for Erin

from Irish Gaelic Éirinn, dative of Ériu Ireland
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