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English Dictionary: Ira by the DICT Development Group
4 results for Ira
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
IRA
n
  1. a militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland
    Synonym(s): Irish Republican Army, IRA, Provisional Irish Republican Army, Provisional IRA, Provos
  2. a retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement; taxes on the interest earned in the account are deferred
    Synonym(s): individual retirement account, IRA
  3. belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    Synonym(s): wrath, anger, ire, ira
From U.S. Gazetteer (1990) [gazetteer]:
   Ira, IA
      Zip code(s): 50127
   Ira, MI
      Zip code(s): 48023
   Ira, TX
      Zip code(s): 79527

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary [easton]:
   Ira
      citizen; wakeful. (1.) A Tekoite, one of David's thirty warriors
      (2 Sam. 23:26).
     
         (2.) An Ithrite, also one of David's heroes (2 Sam. 23:38).
     
         (3.) A Jairite and priest, a royal chaplain (2 Sam. 20:26) or
      confidential adviser (comp. 2 Sam. 8:18; 1 Chr. 18:17).
     

From Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's) [hitchcock]:
   Ira, watchman; making bare; pouring out
  
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