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Emʹerald Isle

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Ireland. This term was first used by Dr. Drennan (1754–1820), in the poem called Erin. Of course, it refers to the bright green verdure of the island.

“An emerald set in the ring of the sea.”


Cushlamachree.


Nor one feeling of vengeance presume to defile

The cause or the men of the Emerald Isle.”


E. J. Drennan: Erin.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Elzevir
Em
Embargo
Embarras de Richesse
Ember Days
Ember Weeks
Emblem
Emblems of the Jewish Temple
Embryo
Emelye
Emerald Isle
Emeralds
Emergency
Emergency Man (An)
Emeute (French)
Emile
Emilia (in Shakespeare’s Othello)
Emilie (The divine)
Emmet
Emne
Emolument

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Emerald Isle