Tara

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Irish Teamhair (high place).

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Tara

  1. An Irish place name, associated with Hill of Tara, seat of ancient Irish kings.
    • 1808 Thomas Moore, The Harp of Tara
      No more to chiefs and ladies bright
      The harp of Tara swells
  2. A female given name used since the 20th century, derived from the place name.

Etymology 2[edit]

18th century Eastern Tibeten thanka, with the Green Tara (Samaya Tara Yogini) in the center and the Blue, Red, White and Yellow taras in the corners, Rubin Museum of Art

Sanskrit star

Proper noun[edit]

Tara

  1. (Buddhism) a female Buddha typically associated with Buddhist tantra practice as preserved in Tibetan Buddhism. She is the "mother of liberation", and represents the virtues of success in work and achievements.
  2. A female given name.

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Proper noun[edit]

Tara f

  1. A female given name

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