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A village of eastern Ireland northwest of Dublin. It was the seat of Irish kings from ancient times until the sixth century ad.
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n, pl tara
(Animals) another name for white-fronted tern


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

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
Eire, Ireland, Irish Republic, Republic of Ireland - a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
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TARARE HALF-BROTHER to Tarla, won his only point-to-point (in Belclare) and strongly-fancied 4/6 favourite for his racecourse debut in Fairyhouse, but firmly put in his place by De Potting Shed.
Ne khoeba ta ge tita |hao-u [parallel]aeb aib ge |gamdisi kurin !na ge ha-i, tsib ge [parallel]na khoe[??]noab tarare khoedi !na !gai[??]gaibasen-e uha tama khama gere musen, xawe |nisi [parallel]na !nae!khais ge [parallel]ib di |gauba ge |khara|khara.
There were attacks from the gun as the race departed Tarare and it was Kevin Reza who forged clear before being joined by Alexis Gougeard, Matthias Brandle, Alessandro De Marchi and Thomas Damuseau in the break.
| GERAINT Thomas helped Edvald Boasson Hagen power to victory on the third stage of the Criterium du Dauphine after producing an unstoppable sprint in Tarare.
Opera productions could be, for the artists, an exercise in self-fashioning (as for Beaumarchais with the 1790 and 1792 revivals of Tarare, p.
Al tradimento e di conseguenza affidato il compito di verificare la tenuta e la genuinita dei sentimenti, di tarare gli affetti per capirne le giuste proporzioni.
Tarare is orientalist only in the most superficial sense that it is an example of an eighteenth-century alia turca opera especially prevalent throughout Europe during the 1760-80S.
Schiller's influence on the final form of Faust I has long been acknowledged; what is less well known is that both he and Goethe were strongly influenced by the 'epic' potential of recent operas such as Salieri's Tarare and Mozart's Don Giovanni.
Another strength of the company is its daring in releasing unusual or unfamiliar works, such as Antonio Salieri's Tarare. Although Salieri has been back in the news recently (his opera Europa Riconosciuta was chosen to re-open the famed Teatro alla Scala in December 2004), the Italian-born composer's music is rarely heard today.