HyperDic: hibernia

English > 1 sense of the word Hibernia:
NOUNlocationHibernia, Ireland, Emerald Islean island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
Hibernia > pronunciation
RhymesAbyssinia ... zinnia: 217 rhymes with iyah...
English > Hibernia: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningAn island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
SynonymsIreland, Emerald Isle
InstancesErinAn early name of Ireland that is now used in poetry
Instance ofislandA land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
MembersIrish person, IrelanderA native or inhabitant of Ireland
IrishmanA man who is a native or inhabitant of Ireland
IrishwomanA woman who is a native or inhabitant of Ireland
Part ofBritish IslesGreat Britain and Ireland and adjacent islands in the north Atlantic
PartsAran IslandsThree small islands belonging to Ireland at the entrance to Galway Bay
Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Irish Republic, EireA republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland
Northern IrelandA division of the United Kingdom located on the northern part of the island of Ireland
Region ofAnamother of the ancient Irish gods
Angus Og, Aengus, Oengus, AngusCeltic god of love and beauty
BoannCeltic goddess
Boyne, battle of BoyneA battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690
BrigitCeltic goddess of fire and fertility and agriculture and household arts and wisdom / wisdom / wisdom
DagdaChief Celtic god of the Tuatha De Danann
Danu, DanaCeltic goddess who was the mother of the Tuatha De Danann
DroghedaIn 1649 the place was captured by Oliver Cromwell, who massacred the Catholic inhabitants
Fomor, FomorianOne of a group of Celtic sea demons sometimes associated with the hostile power of nature
GwydionCeltic sky god
Irish, Irish GaelicThe Celtic language of Ireland
Lir, LerThe sea personified
Lug, Lughancient Celtic god
ManannanCeltic god of the sea
Morrigan, MorriguCeltic war goddess
O'Toole, Peter O'Toole, Peter Seamus O'TooleBritish actor (born in Ireland in 1932)
Tuatha De Danann, Tuatha Derace of Celtic gods or demigods
banshee, banshie(Irish folklore) a female spirit who wails to warn of impending death
barmbrackA rich currant / currant cake or bun
benA mountain or tall hill
ceilidhAn informal social gathering at which there is Scottish or Irish folk music and singing and folk dancing and story telling
keenA funeral lament sung with loud wailing
macushla(an Irish term of address expressing affection) darling
patronymic, patronymA family name derived from name of your father or a paternal ancestor (especially with an affix (such as -son in English or O'- in Irish) added to the name of your father or a paternal ancestor)
shillelagh, shillalahA cudgel made of hardwood (usually oak or blackthorn)
water spanielAny dog of two large curly-coated breeds used for hunting waterfowl
SpanishEire, Emerald Isle, Irlanda
CatalanEire, Emerald Isle, Irlanda

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