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Place Name ÉIRE
TYPE: Country & Island
USAGE: Irish
Meaning & History
Possibly means "abundant land" in Old Irish. This is the Irish name of the country and island of Ireland. According to legend the island was named for the goddess ÉRIU, though in fact it was she who was named for the island.
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OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ériu (Ancient Irish), Ireland (English)