Tuatha Dé Danann
or Tu·atha dé Da·naan
[too-uh-huh dey dah-nuh n]
- a race of gods or demigods who defeated the Fomorians and ruled Ireland during a golden age.
Also Tu·atha Dé.
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Tuatha de Danann
1680s, from Irish Tuatha dé Danann, literally "the people of Danann," from plural of tuath (see Teutonic) + Danann, mother of the gods.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper