Hibernian


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Hi·ber·ni·a

 (hī-bûr′nē-ə)
The Latin and poetic name for the island of Ireland.

Hi·ber′ni·an adj. & n.

Hibernian

(haɪˈbɜːnɪən; hɪˈbɜːnɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Ireland or its inhabitants
n
1. (Placename) a native or inhabitant of Ireland
2. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Ireland

Hi•ber•ni•an

(haɪˈbɜr ni ən)

adj. n.
2. a native or inhabitant of Ireland.
[1625–35]
Translations

Hibernian

(poet)
adjhibernisch
nHibernier(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
I may here remark by the way--what I subsequently gleamed--that all the islands of Polynesia enjoy the reputation, in common with the Hibernian isle, of being free from the presence of any vipers; though whether Saint Patrick ever visited them, is a question I shall not attempt to decide.
The tin case, however, containing the important despatches for New York, was irretrievably lost; the very precaution taken by the worthy Hibernian to secure his missives, had, by rendering them conspicuous, produced their robbery.
Arthur currently plays her football south of the border with Women's Super League One side Bristol City, having joined the Vixens from Hibernian Ladies back in January 2016.
BOTH TEAMS SCORE Hibernian 65% Rangers 65% BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE LAST 10 Hibernian YNNNNY Y YNY Rangers YNY YNNYNY Y WIN & BOTH SCORE Hibernian 18% Rangers 41% OVER 2.
They will now also play three League One sides, a Scottish Championship side and Scottish Premier League new boys Hibernian, with more dates still to be firmed up.
com)-- Hibernian Home Care announced today that it has received the 2017 Best of Home Care - Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse.
Equistone Partners Europe-backed Apogee Corporation Ltd has bolted on Hibernian Business Equipment, one of Irelands leading print management and managed print services providers, giving the business a new Irish footprint.
FEARS that Coventry City could lose manager Tony Mowbray to Rotherham faded last night as the Millers closed in on a deal with Hibernian boss Alan Stubbs.
It said: "Rangers finds it incomprehensible that no one, either from within the SFA or Hibernian FC, has condemned Hibernian's supporters following the violent scenes when Rangers players and members of our backroom staff were physically and verbally assaulted.
Hibernian came from behind to beat Rangers 3-2 in a pulsating Scottish Cup final on Saturday as a stoppage-time winner from captain David Gray ended their 114-year wait for the trophy.
He was also a member of the Hibernian Building Association for a number of years.
ROBERTO MARTINEZ believes Alan Stubbs has been rewarded for his fine work as Everton Under-21s coach by landing the manager's job at Hibernian.