Tara

geographical name
\ ˈter-ə How to pronounce Tara (audio) , ˈta-rə, ˈtä-rə \

Definition of Tara

village in County Meath, Ireland, northwest of Dublin near the Hill of Tara, a seat of ancient Irish kings

Learn More about Tara

Statistics for Tara

Cite this Entry

“Tara.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tara. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on Tara

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with Tara

Spanish Central: Translation of Tara

Comments on Tara

What made you want to look up Tara? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

May 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a blooming wisteria tree
  • Which is a synonym of exiguous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!