Deirdre

[ deer-druh, -dree; Irish dair-druh ]
/ ˈdɪər drə, -dri; Irish ˈdɛər drə /

noun

Irish Legend. the wife of Naoise, who killed herself after her husband had been murdered by his uncle, King Conchobar.
a female given name.

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Deirdre
/ (ˈdɪədrɪ) /

noun

Irish myth a beautiful girl who was raised by Conchobar to be his wife but eloped with Naoise. When Conchobar treacherously killed Naoise she took her own life: often used to symbolize IrelandSee also Naoise
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