rath


Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

rath

(rä, räth), circular hill fort protected by earthworks, used by the ancient Irish in the pre-Christian era as a retreat in time of danger. Some of the larger raths, such as that at TaraTara
, village, Co. Meath, E Republic of Ireland. The Hill of Tara (507 ft/155 m high) was the seat of the high kings of Ireland from ancient times until the 6th cent. and may have been the site of religious ceremonies in prehistoric times. A statue of St.
..... Click the link for more information.
, were important in early Irish history and were used by chieftains or kings. Many raths remain throughout Ireland.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/

rath

A primitive fort in Ireland, many of which still exist today; the defensive structure includes ramparts of stone or earth as well as some rudimentary form of housing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
For example, a Delhi-Bandra Garib Rath ticket that was priced at Rs 1,050 will cost Rs 1,500 - Rs 1,600 in case of Express trains.
Rath's show will be opened by rising comedians Varun Bhatia, Sundeep and T-Bone.
Dennis Rath, a locally-based full service realtor with over 22-years of experiencing aiding clients in the buying and selling of properties, this week announced after decades of watching the "No Sale - No Fee" approach to commissions for realtors, he has developed a better, more intelligent way to go about the sale of a home.
Parts of Modi's speeches on a number of subjects and key policies of his government, campaign music, and promotional items will be shown on LED screen of each rath.
ENGLAND v HONG KONG At Abu DhabiENGLAND J J Roy lbw b Afzal ???????????????????????42 A D Hales b Rath ??????????????????????????64 J E Root c Carter b Aizaz Khan ????39 E J G Morgan c Aizaz Khan b Nadeem Ahmed ??????16 J W A Taylor c Barkat b Afzal ??????15 J C Buttler c Amjad b Nadeem Ahmed ???????38 M M Ali c Hayat b Amjad ?????????????71 C R Woakes c Rath b Amjad ????????14 Rashid not out ??????????????????????????????11 D J Willey not out ???????????????????????????5 Extras (b2, lb2, w19, nb4) ?????????????27 Total (8 wkts, I50 overs) ??????????????342 Fall: 1-63, 2-140, 3-174, 4-178, 5-207, 6-263, 7-322, 8-325?
Like any other sevenyear-old, all Charlie Rath wants to do is play outside with his pals.
Such was the distinctively Prussian position of Geheim Rath (modern spelling: Geheimrat).
Rath recently purchased two Briickner high-performance finishing machines for silk and other natural yams, which will be ready for production later this year.
Professor Karunaratne Hangawatte, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to France and the Permanent Delegate to UNESCO in a speech on the occasion of Rath Yatra at Strasbourg, on July 6th 2014 further said as follows:
The HSE-run Rath na nOg hellhole will shut its doors after the Health Information and Quality Authority watchdog exposed the shocking conditions.
Rath said about 50 government forces were attacked Monday in a Maoist stronghold in Jharkhand state's Latehar district.
Rath, who was a senior adviser to Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney this time around, himself admits his timing has been extraordinary.