Hibernianism

(also Hibernicism)
noun an Irish idiom or expression.

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  • Hibernianism — Hibernicism Hi*ber ni*cism, Hibernianism Hi*ber ni*an*ism, n. An idiom or mode of speech peculiar to the Irish. Todd. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hibernianism — n. See hibernicism …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hibernianism — hi·ber·nian·ism …   English syllables

  • hibernianism — hīˈbərnēəˌnizəm, bə̄n , bəin , nyə noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized : hibernicism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hibernicism — Hi*ber ni*cism, Hibernianism Hi*ber ni*an*ism, n. An idiom or mode of speech peculiar to the Irish. Todd. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hibernicism — /huy berr neuh siz euhm/, n. an idiom or characteristic peculiar to Irish English or to the Irish. Also, Hibernianism /huy berr nee euh niz euhm/. [1750 60; < ML Hibernic(us) Hibernian (Hibern(ia) Hibernia + icus IC) + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Ancient Order of Hibernians —     Ancient Order of Hibernians (in America)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ancient Order of Hibernians (in America)     This organization grew up gradually among the Catholics of Ireland owing to the dreadful hardships and persecutions to which… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Hibernian — 1630s (adj.), 1709 (n.); see HIBERNIA (Cf. Hibernia) + IAN (Cf. ian). Related: Hibernianism …   Etymology dictionary

  • hibernicism — n.; (also hibernianism) Irishism, Irish idiom …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • irishism — n. Hibernicism, Hibernianism, Irish idiom …   New dictionary of synonyms

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