Ira


Ira

IRA and similar may mean:

Acronyms

Most commonly

*Irish Republican Army, which has existed in various forms since 1916 (see List of IRAs for details)
**Since 1969, the Provisional Irish Republican Army has usually been referred to simply as the "IRA"
*Individual Retirement Account, a private retirement account within the United States Internal Revenue Service code

Also

*Indian Rationalist Association, a member of the Federation of Indian Rationalist Associations
*Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 secured certain rights to Native Americans
*Indian Rights Association, an advocacy and lobbyist group for the rights of Native Americans
*Intercollegiate Rowing Association, the national championship for USA men's collegiate rowing
*Internal Revenue Allotment, the local government's share of revenues from the national government of the Philippines
*International Racquetball Association, an organisation regulating the sport of Racquetball
*International Reading Association, a membership organisation of literacy professionals
*International Reference Alphabet No. 5 as defined by ITU-T T.50 .
*Inventory Record Accuracy, a verification protocol for stores
*Inverness Royal Academy, a secondary school in Scotland
*Íslenskir Radíóamatörar, an amateur radio organization in Iceland

Places

*Eira, Messenia, aka Ira, a municipality in northern Messenia, Greece
*Īra, the Livonian name for Lielirbe, LatviaIn the United States:
*Ira, Iowa
*Ira Township, Michigan
*Ira, New York
*Ira, Texas
**Ira Independent School District
*Ira, Vermont

Given names

*Ira (עִירָא, Standard Hebrew Unicode|ʿIra, Tiberian Hebrew Unicode|ʿÎrâ), a Hebrew language personal name
*"Ira", a diminutive form of the name Irina

People

*Ira Aldridge (1807–1867), U.S. stage actor
*Ira Allen (1751–1814), one of the founders of Vermont
*Ira Angustain (1958), U.S. actor
*Ira Aten (1862-1953), Texas Ranger
*Ira Babcock (c. 1808–1888), American pioneer
*Ira Baldwin (1895–1999), founder of the Wisconsin Academy Foundation
*Ira Basen, Canadian radio producer
*Ira Coleman Batman (1862–1934), U.S. jurist and politician
*Ira Berkow (1940), Pulitzer Prize-winning sports reporter
*Ira Berlin (1941), American historian
*Ira Bowman (1973), American professional basketball player
*Ira Byock, physician and author
*Ira Condict (1764–1811), third President of Queen's College
*Ira Clifton Copley (1864–1947), U.S. politician and newspaper publisher
*Ira C. Eaker (1896–1987), general of the United States Army Air Forces
*Ira Allen Eastman (1809-1881), U.S. Representative from New Hampshire
*Ira Flatow, U.S. journalist
*Ira A. Fulton (1931), U.S. businessman
*Ira Gershwin, lyricist and brother of composer George Gershwin
*Ira Glass, U.S. radio personality
*Ira B. Harkey Jr. (1918–2006), Pulitzer Prize winning author
*Ira Hayes, U.S. Marine, immortalized in the iconic photograph of the flag raising on Iwo Jima
*Ira B. Hyde (1838–1926), Republican representative from Missouri, USA
*Ira Kaplan, U.S. musician, singer and guitarist for Yo La Tengo
*Ira Levin, U.S. novelist
*Ira C. Owens (1936), Lieutenant General of the United States Army

Nicknames

*Indira Vladić, Croatian singer

Mythology

*Ira (mythology), a goddess in Polynesian mythology
*"Ira", another name for the goddess of Knowledge, Saraswati in Hindu mythology
*"Ira", short name of 'Irawati' godess Laxmi

Fiction

*Ira Goldstein, ASB Bank character
*Ayra, a fictional character from Nintendo's "Fire Emblem" series; known in Japan as "Ira"

Music

*IRA (Polish heavy metal band), a Polish rock band, popular in the early 1990s
*Ira (musical instrument), used in Kallawaya traditional music in South America
*Ira!, a popular Brazilian rock 'n' roll band
*I.R.A. (band), "Ideas de Revolución Adolescente", a Colombian punk band

Other

*"Ira", Latin word for Wrath, one of the seven deadly sins
*Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology, Brigham Young University
*Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, Arizona State University


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  • IRA — 〈Abk. für engl.〉 Irish Republican Army * * * IRA [i:|ɛr |a:], die; : Irisch Republikanische Armee. * * * IRA   [englisch aɪɑː eɪ], Abkürzung für Irish Republican Army [ aɪrɪʃri pʌblɪkən ɑːmɪ], deutsch Irisch Republikanisch …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ira — (lat.: Zorn) steht für: Ira (Vorname), sowohl männlicher als auch weiblicher Vorname Ira (Griechenland), Stadt in Messenien, altgriechisch Eira Ira (Iowa), Stadt in Iowa, Vereinigte Staaten Ira (New York), Stadt in New York, Vereinigte Staaten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • IRA — /ˌī ˌär ā, ī rə/ n [i ndividual r etirement a ccount]: an account in which a person may deposit up to a stipulated amount each year and that is not taxable until retirement or early withdrawal ◇ Deposits to an IRA may not be completely or… …   Law dictionary

  • ira — ira·cund; ira·cun·di·ty; ira·de; ira·va; ira·ya; IRA; ira·ni; ira·ni·an; …   English syllables

  • ira — s.f. [lat. īra ]. 1. [sentimento, per lo più improvviso e violento, che può tradursi in parole concitate, atti rabbiosi e incontrollati: essere in preda all i. ] ▶◀ bile, collera, rabbia, stizza. ↑ furia, furore. ↓ irritazione. ◀▶ calma, mitezza …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • ira — sustantivo femenino 1. Enfado muy violento: En un arrebato de ira pegó un puñetazo en la mesa. 2. (no contable) Sentimiento que causa un enfado grande: Las personas dominadas por la ira suelen reaccionar violentamente. 3. Uso/registro: literario …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • ira — (Del lat. ira). 1. f. Pasión del alma, que causa indignación y enojo. 2. Apetito o deseo de venganza. 3. Furia o violencia de los elementos. 4. Repetición de actos de saña, encono o venganza. descargar la ira en alguien. fr. Desfogarla contra él …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Ira — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ira — Ira, Iray, Cerchez Aller. Il n en ira, il n en ira pas ainsi, Non, non sic futurum est. Je m en iray d avec toy, Ego abs te concessero …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • IRA — n. The Irish Republican Army, a group in Ireland with the primary goal of promoting the unification of Ireland and the severing of the political bond of Northern Ireland with Great Britain, of mostly secret membership, with a militant wing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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