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Tara

[tar-uh] /ˈtær ə/
noun
1.
a village in the NE Republic of Ireland, NW of Dublin: home of the ancient Irish kings (Hill of Tara)
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  • This time Evu sits down with her back to Tara, and proceeds to investigate the ball.

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  • Evu forgets all about Tara in her keen desire to see to the far end of this delight.

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  • In secularities it is always Evu who initiates, and Tara admiringly follows.

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  • To Tara and to Evu, as to most babies, the garden is a pleasant place.

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  • But this idea had failed; and what worked the change I know not, for Tara never told.

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British Dictionary definitions for Tara

tara

/ˈtɑːrɑː/
noun (pl) tara
1.
another name for white-fronted tern
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Māori

Tara

/ˈtærə; ˈtɑːrə/
noun
1.
a village in Co Meath near Dublin, by the Hill of Tara, the historic seat of the ancient Irish kings
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