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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mavournin.
 
Irish for darling. Erin mavournin = Ireland, my darling; Erin go bragh = Ireland for ever!   1
       
“Land of my forefathers. Erin go bragh! …
Erin mavournin. Erin go bragh!”
       
Campbell: Exile of Erin.
 


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