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Tara

[ tar-uh ]
/ ˈtær ə /
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noun

a village in the NE Republic of Ireland, NW of Dublin: home of the ancient Irish kings (Hill of Tara ).

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British Dictionary definitions for Tara (1 of 3)

tara
/ (ˈtɑːrɑː) /

noun plural tara

another name for white-fronted tern

Word Origin for tara

Māori

British Dictionary definitions for Tara (2 of 3)

ta-ra
/ (tæˈrɑː) /

sentence substitute

informal, mainly Northern English goodbye; farewell

Word Origin for ta-ra

C20: variant of ta-ta

British Dictionary definitions for Tara (3 of 3)

Tara
/ (ˈtærə, ˈtɑːrə) /

noun

a village in Co Meath near Dublin, by the Hill of Tara, the historic seat of the ancient Irish kings
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