What is Ireland?
Ireland definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
John,1838a??1918, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman and social reformer, born in Ireland: archbishop of St. Paul, Minn., 1888a??1918.
Also called Emerald Isle. Latin Hibernia. a large western island of the British Isles, comprising Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. 32,375 sq. mi. (83,850 sq. km).
Republic of. Formerly Irish Free State (1922a??37), Also called Eire (1937a??49). a republic occupying most of the island of Ireland. 27,137 sq. mi. (70,285 sq. km). Capital: Dublin.Irish Eire.
Heraldry. a coat of arms blazoned as follows: Azure, a harp or stringed argent.