rath

noun
\ ˈräth, ˈrä \
plural -s

Definition of rath

: 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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History and Etymology for rath

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

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“Rath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rath. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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