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Macha is a goddess in the pantheon of Cimmeria. Her name has been used at least once by Conan as an expletive, along with the names of her sister goddesses Badb, Nemain, and Morrigan.[1]

Among other things, Macha is a goddess of war in Irish mythology.[2]


  1. Robert E. Howard, The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian ("The Phoenix on the Sword"), Del Rey (2003), p. 26.
  2. Peter Berresford Ellis, Dictionary of Celtic Mythology, ABC-Clio (1992).