Definition of Emerald isle

1. Noun. An island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Definition of Emerald isle

1. Proper noun. A nickname for Ireland. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Emerald Isle

Emberiza aureola
Emberiza citrinella
Emberiza hortulana
Emberiza schoeniclus
Embothrium coccineum
Emerald City
Emerald Isle
Emergency Alert System
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Literary usage of Emerald isle

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1. Gilbert and Sullivan and Their Operas: With Recollections and Anecdotes of D by François Cellier, Cunningham Bridgeman (1914)
"But the sole management of the Savoy now devolved upon Mrs. D'Oyly Carte, under whose responsibility " The emerald isle, or the Caves of ..."

2. Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages by Percy Society (1847)
"Again, to seek our emerald isle, The frantic Gaul directs his way ; Even now his feet the land defile, Even now I hear sad Erin say, " Once more arise, ..."

3. Samantha in Europe by Marietta Holley (1895)
"LANDING IN THE emerald isle. WALL, after all, as much as I wuz afraid of the deepness and length and breadth of the ocean, I had a pretty good time, ..."

4. Labor Copartnership: Notes of a Visit to Co-operative Workshops, Factories by Henry Demarest Lloyd (1898)
"... VEINS OF THE emerald isle I went over to Ireland to see the co-operative creameries—some of them copartnership, like those at Grange and Doneraile—and ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the District Courts of the United by United States District Court (New York), Robert Dewey Benedict, United States District Court (Vermont) (1870)
"THE EC SCRANTON AND THE emerald isle. COLLISION AT A PIER.—PRACTICE.—HARBOR MASTER. In a cause of collision against two vessels, if one of them is found to ..."

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