- of, relating to, or characteristic of Ireland or its inhabitants; Irish.
- a native of Ireland.
Origin of Hibernian
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Examples from the Web for hibernian
And the Board of Aldermen was a kind of Hibernian social club.When New York City Hit Its Stride
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"Gee up, Boxer—we'll wet its head at the Hibernian," said Crow.The Manxman
That's the only way a question can be answered in our Hibernian kind of an existence.The Book of the Damned
Across from the chapel the Hibernian fire company was stationed.
“Oi, oi, sorr,” answered that worthy in a rich Hibernian brogue.The Congo Rovers
We could not fail to lament the fate of the unfortunate Hibernian.The Wild Huntress
- of or relating to Ireland or its inhabitants
- a native or inhabitant of Ireland
from Hibernia, the Roman name for Ireland
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Word Origin and History for hibernian
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