Irvine

[ ur-vahyn for 1; ur-vin for 2 ]
/ ˈɜr vaɪn for 1; ˈɜr vɪn for 2 /

noun

a city in SW California.
Also Ir·vin. a male given name.

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British Dictionary definitions for irvine (1 of 2)

Irvine1
/ (ˈɜːvɪn) /

noun

a town on the W coast of Scotland, the administrative centre of North Ayrshire: designated a new town in 1966. Pop: 33 090 (2001)

British Dictionary definitions for irvine (2 of 2)

Irvine2
/ (ˈɜːvaɪn) /

noun

Alexander Andrew Mackay, Baron, known as Derry. born 1940, British lawyer and Labour politician; Lord Chancellor (1997–2003)
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