Definition of Garda in English:


Syllabification: Gar·da
Pronunciation: /ˈgärdə


[treated as singular or plural]
1The state police force of the Irish Republic.
1.1 (plural Gardai /-ˈdē/) A member of the Irish police force.
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  • There is speculation he may have also been working for the Garda - the Irish police.
  • He was subsequently arrested by a heroic Garda and some members of the local community.
  • The unit is attached to community policing and Gardai cyclists will carry out the full range of Garda duties.


from Irish Garda Síochána 'Civic Guard'.

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