Ira

[ ahy-ruh ]
/ ˈaɪ rə /
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noun

a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “watchful.”

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IRA


abbreviation for

Irish Republican Army
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Word Origin and History for ira

Ira


masc. proper name, from Hebrew, literally "watchful," from stem of 'ur "to awake, to rouse oneself."

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