Trivia Question: The island nation of Éire is better known by what name?

Trivia Question: The island nation of Éire is better known by what name?

Ireland
Fiji
The Philippines
Cyprus

Éire is the official Irish-language name for the Emerald Isle, and was in use for many centuries before the English version of the name was coined. The name Éire evolved from an old Irish word for the goddess Ériu; the English translation was derived from the last three letters of Éire with the suffix “land.” Éire is the official name for the country, as defined in the 1937 constitution.

The Answer: The correct answer is Ireland.

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