Definition of Hibernia
1. Noun. An island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Geographical relationships: Battle Of Boyne, Boyne, Drogheda, Water Spaniel, Shillalah, Shillelagh, Patronym, Patronymic, Irish, Irish Gaelic, Keen, Ceilidh, Barmbrack, Ben, Ana, Aengus, Angus, Angus Og, Oengus, Boann, Brigit, Dagda, Dana, Danu, Fomor, Fomorian, Gwydion, Ler, Lir, Lug, Lugh, Manannan, Morrigan, Morrigu, Tuatha De, Tuatha De Danann, Banshee, Banshie, Macushla, O'toole, Peter O'toole, Peter Seamus O'toole
Terms within: Aran Islands, Northern Ireland, Eire, Ireland, Irish Republic, Republic Of Ireland
Group relationships: British Isles
Specialized synonyms: Erin
Generic synonyms: Island
Member holonyms: Irelander, Irish Person, Irishman, Irishwoman
Derivative terms: Irelander, Irish
Definition of Hibernia
1. Proper noun. (poetic) The island of Ireland. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of Hibernia
Literary usage of Hibernia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Final Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1910)
"(307) The hibernia Mines. The hibernia group of mines comprises the Lower ... It is probable that ore was obtained from the hibernia vein as early as 1722, ..."
2. Descriptive Catalogue of Materials Relating to the History of Great Britain by Thomas Duffus Hardy (1862)
"Libellus de Purgatorio S. Patricii, quod est in hibernia. MS. Lambeth. ... Relatio de Purgatorio S. Patricii in hibernia, auctore Petro Lombardo Hiberno, ..."
3. Sea Power in Its Relations to the War of 1812 by Alfred Thayer Mahan (1905)
"In the course of her operations she encountered near St. Thomas the British ship " hibernia;" the size of which, and her height above the water, ..."
4. The Historie of Scotland by John Leslie, James Dalrymple, E. G. Cody (1888)
"... walde name the He in rememberance of his 10 brother, and nocht of him selfe, frome Hiber, I say, walde name it t hibernia; With gret wisdome and ..."
5. An Ancient Geography, Classical and Sacred by Samuel Augustus Mitchell (1860)
"hibernia. This island is called IERNE ($ Y^OJ^) by Aristotle; by Mela, IVERNA, ... Little was known of hibernia by the ancients, and that chiefly by the ..."
6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1883)
"See Reports, p. 2/4. 3. Report of Hie Anthropometric Committee.— See Reports, p. 2/8. -1-. The Names Britannia and hibernia, wiih their Iberian Relations. ..."