Definition of Garda in English:

Garda

Line breaks: Garda
Pronunciation: /ˈgɑːdə
 
, ˈgaːrdə/

noun

[treated as singular or plural]
  • 1The state police force of the Republic of Ireland: her husband was a detective in the Garda [as modifier]: Garda officers
  • 1.1 (plural Gardai /-diː, gaːrˈdiː/) A member of the Irish police force: Gardai have stepped up their search for the missing girl
    More 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.

Origin

from Irish Garda Síochána 'Civic Guard'.

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