Meaning of New Ireland

New" Ire'land

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  1. an island in the Bismarck Archipelago, in the W central Pacific Ocean NE of New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea. 59,543; ab. 3800 sq. mi. (9800 sq. km).
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