Dictionary.com

Tara

[ tar-uh ]
/ ˈtær ə /
Save This Word!

noun
a village in the NE Republic of Ireland, NW of Dublin: home of the ancient Irish kings (Hill of Tara ).
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use Tara in a sentence

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK