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Tara

[tar-uh]
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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Historical Examples of tara

  • This time Evu sits down with her back to Tara, and proceeds to investigate the ball.

    Lotus Buds

    Amy Carmichael

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

    Lotus Buds

    Amy Carmichael

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

    Lotus Buds

    Amy Carmichael

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

    Lotus Buds

    Amy Carmichael

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

    Lotus Buds

    Amy Carmichael


British Dictionary definitions for tara

tara

noun plural tara
  1. another name for white-fronted tern
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Word Origin for tara

Māori

Tara

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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