Erin

[ er-in ]
/ ˈɛr ɪn /

noun

Literary. Ireland.
a female given name.

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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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