Definitions for fiacreFr. ˈfya krə

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  1. fiacre(Noun)

    A small carriage for hire.

  2. Origin: From fiacre. From Hotel Saint-Fiacre named after Irish saint Fiacre.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fiacre(noun)

    a kind of French hackney coach

  2. Origin: [F.]


  1. Saint Fiacre

    Saint Fiacre is the name of three different Irish saints, the best-known being Saint Fiacre of Breuil, who built a hospice for travellers in what is now Saint-Fiacre, Seine-et-Marne in France. Fiachra is an ancient pre-Christian name from Ireland. The meaning has been interpreted to mean "battle king", or possibly a derivative of the word fiach "raven". The name can be found in ancient Irish folklore and stories such as the Children of Lir.


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