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Noun: ira
  1. Belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    - wrath, anger, ire
Noun: IRA
  1. 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
    - individual retirement account
     
  2. 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
    - Irish Republican Army, Provisional Irish Republican Army, Provisional IRA, Provos

Derived forms: iras

Type of: deadly sin, foreign terrorist organisation [Brit], foreign terrorist organization, FTO, mortal sin, pension account, pension plan, retirement account, retirement plan, retirement program, retirement savings account, retirement savings plan, terrorist group, terrorist organisation [Brit], terrorist organization

Encyclopedia: Ira, Tehran

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