Definition of Garda in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡärdə/


[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.
Example sentences
  • 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'.

Words that rhyme with Garda

ardour (US ardor), armada, Bader, cadre, carder, cicada, Dalriada, enchilada, gelada, Granada, Haggadah, Hamada, intifada, lambada, larder, Masada, Nevada, panada, piña colada, pousada, promenader, retarder, Scheherazade, Theravada, Torquemada, tostada

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Syllabification: Gar·da

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