Definition of Claddagh ring in English:

Claddagh ring

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

noun

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

Origin

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

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