Tara

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Tar·a

 (tăr′ə)
A village of eastern Ireland northwest of Dublin. It was the seat of Irish kings from ancient times until the sixth century ad.

tara

(ˈtɑːrɑː)
n, pl tara
(Animals) another name for white-fronted tern
[Māori]

Tara

(ˈtærə; ˈtɑːrə)
n
(Placename) a village in Co Meath near Dublin, by the Hill of Tara, the historic seat of the ancient Irish kings

Tar•a

(ˈtær ə)

n.
a village in the NE Republic of Ireland, NW of Dublin: traditional residence of ancient Irish kings (Hill of Tara).
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Noun1.Tara - a village in eastern Ireland (northwest of Dublin)Tara - a village in eastern Ireland (northwest of Dublin); seat of Irish kings until 6th century
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The judges described the food on offer throughout Boyne Valley, which includes Newgrange, the Hill Of Tara, Trim Castle and Monasterboice as "outstanding".
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Annette added hawthorn trees are renowned as sacred fairy sites and claimed that her group once saw the mythical creatures on the Hill of Tara.
As still and solid as the 5,000-year-old keystones of Newgrange, or the panoramic view from the Hill of Tara looking out at this cradle of civilisation.
In a tribute to her Irish ancestry, Mitchell named her fictional estate Tara for the hill of Tara, 30 miles outside Dublin, where Ireland's first High King was declared.
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She points to the Hill of Tara in Ireland: 'It is a sacred landscape in continuous use for more than 6,000 years--St Patrick is believed to have converted there.
Ireland's ancient Hill of Tara, once the seat of the high kings, was yesterday named one of the world's 100 most endangered heritage sites.
Dowd and a few others played on, and on, and as dawn was breaking they could be seen, complete with hurleys, belting sliotars (hurling balls) up the historic Hill Of Tara, where the Meath footballers have often endured serious stamina training.
According to one story, early in his time in Ireland he approached the hill of Tara, seat of the high king, on the eve of a pagan feast that fell on Easter.
The adventurer is absolutely certain he has finally found the Ark - which was uncovered by Indiana Jones movie Raiders of the Lost Ark - buried under the Hill of Tara, Co Meath.
The Hill of Tara, located near the River Boyne, is an archaeological complex that runs between Navan and Dunshaughlin in Co Meath.