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Arad

[ah-rahd]
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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.

  • 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 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


British Dictionary definitions for arad

Arad

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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