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Meaning of Deirdre

Deir•dre

Pronunciation: (dēr'dru, -drē Irish dâr'dru), [key]
— n.
  1. the wife of Naoise, who killed herself after her husband had been murdered by his uncle, King Conchobar.
  2. a female given name.
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