Deirdre

Deirdre

[deer-druh, -dree; Irish dair-druh]
noun
1.
Irish Legend. the wife of Naoise, who killed herself after her husband had been murdered by his uncle, King Conchobar.
2.
a female given name.
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Deirdre (ˈdɪədrɪ)
 
n
Irish myth See also Naoise a beautiful girl who was raised by Conchobar to be his wife but eloped with Naoise. When Conchobar treacherously killed Naoise she took her own life: often used to symbolize Ireland

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