Definition of Claddagh ring in English:

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Claddagh ring

Pronunciation: /ˈkladə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A ring in the form of two hands clasping a heart, traditionally given in Ireland as a token of love.
Example sentences
  • Dick gave her a ring, one of the Claddagh rings from Ireland.
  • He moved closer and found a ring, a Claddagh ring to be exact.
  • I bought my brothers their Claddagh rings on Patrick's Day at a little Irish shop in St. Paul.


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

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Line breaks: Clad|dagh ring

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