rath

noun \ˈräth, ˈrä\

Definition of rath

plural

-s

  1. :  a usually circular earthwork serving as stronghold and residence of an ancient Irish chief fairy denizens of rath and hill — O. S. J. Gogarty

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Origin and Etymology of rath

borrowed from Irish ráth (late medieval ráth, ráith), of uncertain origin


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