Hibernian

[ hahy-bur-nee-uhn ]
/ haɪˈbɜr ni ən /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of Ireland or its inhabitants; Irish.

noun

a native of Ireland.

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Origin of Hibernian

First recorded in 1625–35; Latin Hiberni(a) “Ireland” + -an

OTHER WORDS FROM Hibernian

non-Hi·ber·ni·an, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Hibernian

Hibernian
/ (haɪˈbɜːnɪən, hɪˈbɜːnɪən) /

adjective

of or relating to Ireland or its inhabitants

noun

a native or inhabitant of Ireland

Word Origin for Hibernian

from Hibernia, the Roman name for Ireland
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