Tara

[ tar-uh ]
/ ˈtær ə /

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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Example sentences from the Web for Tara

  • And away went the music: "Ta-ra—ta—ta-ti-rip-i-ta-ta-ta-tu!"

    The Forged Note|Oscar Micheaux
  • Why do you—Tara-rara tara-ra tara-rara-ra, rarara, ta-ra, a-ra!

    Zanoni|Edward Bulwer Lytton
  • The Winnebago called it: Ne-scas-hut'-ta-ra (the bluff-walled river).

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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