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Claddagh ring

Line breaks: Clad|dagh ring
Pronunciation: /ˈkladə/

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Definition of Claddagh ring in English:

noun

A ring in the form of two hands clasping a heart, traditionally given in Ireland as a token of love.

Origin

from the name of a small fishing village on the edge of Galway city.

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