What does IRA mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term IRA:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Irish Republican Army, IRA, Provisional Irish Republican Army, Provisional IRA, Provos(noun)

    a militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland

  2. individual retirement account, IRA(noun)

    a retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement; taxes on the interest earned in the account are deferred

  3. wrath, anger, ire, ira(noun)

    belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)


  1. Ira

    Ira is a town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States. The population was 432 at the 2010 census. It was named for Ira Allen, brother of Ethan Allen, who fought with the Green Mountain Boys of the Revolutionary War.

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  2. IRA

    What does IRA stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the IRA acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'IRA' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4830

Anagrams for IRA »

  1. air, rai, raï, ria

How to pronounce IRA?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say IRA in sign language?

  1. ira


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of IRA in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of IRA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of IRA in a Sentence

  1. Willie Carlin:

    He delivered the IRA to the British government.

  2. Ed Slott:

    Congress never imagined the IRA to be an estate-planning vehicle.

  3. Ben Nimmo:

    The original IRA activity threw operational security to the wind.

  4. Cindy Hounsell:

    If you stay home to raise children, make sure your husband funds a Roth IRA fully for you each year.

  5. Home Secretary:

    Almost all of these attacks have been prevented, but as the IRA once boasted, the terrorists only have to be lucky once.

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