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Tuatha Dé Danann

[too-uh-huh dey dah-nuh n] /ˈtu ə hə deɪ ˈdɑ nən/
noun, Irish Legend.
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a race of gods or demigods who defeated the Fomorians and ruled Ireland during a golden age.
Also, Tuatha dé Danaan, Tuatha Dé.
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Tuatha de Danann

1680s, from Irish Tuatha dé Danann, literally "the people of Danann," from plural of tuath (see Teutonic) + Danann, mother of the gods.

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