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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.
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tara

(ˈtɑːrɑː)
n, pl tara
(Animals) another name for white-fronted tern
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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
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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
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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Now he thought of Martha's arrival, of the drunkenness among the workers and his own renunciation of drink, then of their present journey and of Taras's house and the talk about the breaking-up of the family, then of his own lad, and of Mukhorty now sheltered under the drugget, and then of his master who made the sledge creak as he tossed about in it.
Only Dejah Thoris, her mother, could be more beautiful than Tara of Helium."
I never see it played without thinking of Tara of Helium and what befell her among the chessmen of Barsoom.