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See also: tara, tará, tāra, tåra, țara, țară, and ta-ra

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Etymology 1Edit

Irish Teamhair (high place).

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Tara

  1. An Irish place name, associated with the 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 name of the plantation in Gone with the Wind, named for the place in Ireland.
  3. A male given name.
    • Janice Holt Giles, Tara's Healing
      the story of Tara Cochrane, a war veteran, a physician, and a burned-out man who describes himself in terms of a bad cigarette
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Etymology 2Edit

 
18th century Eastern Tibetan thangka, 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

From Sanskrit तारा (tārā, star).

Proper nounEdit

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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Tara f

  1. A female given name

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