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English adjective: Irish

1. Irish of or relating to or characteristic of Ireland or its people


English noun: Irish

1. Irish (person) people of Ireland or of Irish extraction


SynonymsIrish people


Broader (hypernym)country, land, nation

2. Irish (food) whiskey made in Ireland chiefly from barley


SynonymsIrish whiskey, Irish whisky


Broader (hypernym)whiskey, whisky


Narrower (hyponym)poteen


Substance meronymIrish coffee

3. Irish (communication) the Celtic language of Ireland


SynonymsIrish Gaelic


Broader (hypernym)Erse, Gaelic, Goidelic


Narrower (hyponym)Middle Irish, Old Irish


Domain regionEmerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland









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