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Arad

[ah-rahd] /ɑˈrɑd/
noun
1.
a city in W Romania, on the Mures River.
2.
a town in southern Israel: site of ancient Canaanite town.
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  • God commands Moses to devote to anathema the Canaanites of the kingdom of Arad.

    The Phantom World Augustin Calmet
  • In 1870 the railway was opened from Petrosèny to Piski, on the main line from Arad.

    Round About the Carpathians Andrew F. Crosse
  • As for Arad Pierson himself, Steven had conceived a strong dislike.

    Big Brother Annie Fellows-Johnston
  • The old fellow has just been released from the prison at Arad.

    The Poor Plutocrats Maurus Jkai
  • The gypsies who had just arrived by train from Arad were not allowed to proceed straight to the schoolroom.

    A Bride of the Plains

    Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • It had been market day at Arad, and at about five o'clock Klara and her father became very busy.

    A Bride of the Plains

    Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • More than one bargain, discussed on the marketplace of Arad, was concluded in the stuffy tap-room of Marosfalva.

    A Bride of the Plains

    Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • I'd rather those fellows back from Arad didn't come in to-night.

    A Bride of the Plains

    Baroness Emmuska Orczy
British Dictionary definitions for Arad

Arad

/ˈæræd/
noun
1.
a city in W Romania, on the Mureş River: became part of Romania after World War I, after belonging successively to Turkey, Austria, and Hungary. Pop: 155 000 (2005 est)
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