[ hahy-bur-noh-ing-glish or, often, -lish ]
/ haɪˈbɜr noʊˈɪŋ glɪʃ or, often, -lɪʃ /
Also called Anglo-Irish. the English language as spoken in Ireland.
of or relating to Hiberno-English.
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