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The Latin and poetic name for the island of Ireland.

Hi·ber′ni·an adj. & n.


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


(haɪˈbɜr ni ən)

adj. n.
2. a native or inhabitant of Ireland.


nHibernier(in) m(f)
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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.
He was also a member of the Hibernian Building Association for a number of years.
HIBERNIAN have appointed Alan Stubbs as their new head coach.
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.
Hibernian Publishing is especially interested in edgy, dark, romantic, emo or gothic verse.
This means Manager Terry Butcher and Assistant Manager Maurice Malpas now have permission to speak to Hibernian FC to agree personal terms.
Hearts Hibernian 14 Points from last ten league games 10 W5 D1 L4 Last ten homes/aways W3 D4 L3 1.
TEAM HIBERNIAN MALMO 0 7 Malmo win 9-0 on aggregate MALMO fired a seven-goal warning to Premier League Swansea City by doing a comprehensive demolition job on Scottish side Hibernian last night.
Griffiths has hit 14 goals during his loan spell at Hibernian and is likely to remain at the East Road Stadium all season.
Avenue Hotspur's last title was in 2006-07, but they have got off to a fine start with a 7-2 win over Llanederyn FC and a10-0 win over first division champions Hibernian Utd.