noun Date: 15th century a woman born in Ireland or of Irish descent

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  • Irishwoman — /uy rish woom euhn/, n., pl. Irishwomen. 1. a woman born in Ireland or of Irish ancestry. 2. a woman who is a native or inhabitant of Ireland. [1350 1400; ME; see IRISH, WOMAN] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Irishwoman — I|rish|wom|an [ˈaıərıʃˌwumən US ˈaır ] n plural Irishwomen [ ˌwımın] a woman from Ireland …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • Irishwoman — noun (C) a woman from Ireland …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Irishwoman — I•rish•wom•an [[t]ˈaɪ rɪʃˌwʊm ən[/t]] n. pl. wom•en a woman who is a native or inhabitant of Ireland • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

  • Irishwoman — n. (pl. women) a woman who is Irish by birth or descent …   Useful english dictionary

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