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Clare 1
Type Political Subdivision
Usage Irish
Pronounced Pron. KLER
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Meaning & History

From the Irish word clár, meaning "plank", after a bridge that was placed across the River Fergus outside Clarecastle.

Clare is a county in the province of Munster in Ireland.
Added 4/18/2022 by portanbeag
Edited 4/18/2022 by portanbeag

Clare 2
Type Settlement
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KLER
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Other Forms FormsClara

Meaning & History

Possibly derives from Latin clarus, meaning "clear, bright", describing the clear nature of the Chilton Stream that flows through the town. The name first appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Clara.

Clare is a market town in Suffolk, England.
Added 4/18/2022 by portanbeag
Edited 4/18/2022 by portanbeag