HyperDic: republic_of_ireland

English > 1 sense of the expression Republic of Ireland:
NOUNlocationRepublic of Ireland, Ireland, Irish Republic, Eirea republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland
English > Republic of Ireland: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921.
SynonymsIreland, Irish Republic, Eire
Instance ofEuropean country, European nationAny one of the countries occupying the European continent
Member ofBritish Commonwealth, Commonwealth of NationsAn association of nations consisting of the United Kingdom and several former British colonies that are now sovereign states but still pay allegiance to the British Crown
European Union, EU, European Community, EC, European Economic Community, EEC, Common Market, EuropeAn international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation / cooperation among its members
Part ofEuropeThe 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia)
Ireland, Hibernia, Emerald IsleAn island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
PartsCorkA port city in southern Ireland
Dublin, Irish capital, capital of IrelandCapital and largest city and major port of the Irish Republic
GalwayA port city in western Ireland on Galway Bay
Limerickport city in southwestern Ireland
TaraA village in eastern Ireland (northwest of Dublin)
WaterfordA port city in southern Ireland
Region ofContinuity Irish Republican Army, CIRA, Continuity Army CouncilA terrorist organization formed in Ireland in 1994 as a clandestine armed wing of Sinn Fein
Irish National Liberation Army, INLA, People's Liberation Army, People's Republican Army, Catholic Reaction ForceA radical terrorist group dedicated to the removal of British forces from Northern Ireland and the unification of Ireland
Irish Republican Army, IRA, Provisional Irish Republican Army, Provisional IRA, ProvosA militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland
Real IRA, Real Irish Republican Army, RIRA, Dissident Irish Republican ArmyA radical terrorist group that broke away in 1997 when the mainstream Provisional IRA proposed a cease-fire
SpanishEire, Ireland, Irlanda, República de Irlanda, Republic of Ireland
CatalanEire, Irlanda, República d'Irlanda, República Irlandesa

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