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of or relating to the Aran Islands
made of thick undyed wool with its natural oils retained: an Aran sweater
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  • Yeats found him in France in 1898 and advised him to go to the aran Islands, to live there as if he were one of the people.

  • Mr. Balfour's benefactions have not been confined to the aran Islands.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • Similar cliffs on a smaller scale are those of Moher and aran, in the county Clare.

  • Another day soon we are to go into Galway, and to the aran Isles.

    William Sharp (Fiona Macleod) Elizabeth A. Sharp
  • The aran landscape as your vessel approaches from Galway is a peculiar one—peculiar to aran.

    The South Isles of Aran Oliver J. Burke
  • aran brings its turf from Connemara and carries them limestone in exchange.

    Connaught Stephen Lucius Gwynn
  • With Druidism departed the forests of the ilex and the quercus from aran.

    The South Isles of Aran Oliver J. Burke
  • The history of these men is the history of S. Enda's work on aran.

  • It is this technical shortcoming that for me takes away somewhat from the exceeding beauty of this tragedy of aran.

    Irish Plays and Playwrights Cornelius Weygandt
  • To the purity of the morals of the aran women there are many testimonies.

    The South Isles of Aran Oliver J. Burke
aran in the Bible

wild goat, a descendant of Seir the Horite (Gen. 36:28).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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