Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Aranda

[uh-ran-duh, uh-rahn-]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun, plural A·ran·das, (especially collectively) A·ran·da for 1.
  1. a member of an Australian aboriginal people living in the vicinity of Alice Springs, Northern Territory.
  2. the language of the Aranda.
Also Arunta.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for aranda

Historical Examples

  • But the most vigorous letter of all was the one I addressed to the Count of Aranda.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • Aranda, his successor, achieved the desired end by indirect methods.

    A History of Spain

    Charles E. Chapman

  • Villahermosa and Aranda were likewise to be arrested and to be sent to Castile.

  • The decree was signed by Charles and countersigned by Aranda and then sent out.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921

    Thomas J. Campbell

  • So, to prepare himself, he began studying Arabic in the mountains of Aranda.

    A Modern Aladdin

    Howard Pyle


British Dictionary definitions for aranda

Aranda

noun
  1. an Aboriginal people of S central Australia
  2. the language of this people
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

  • About
  • Cookies, Terms, & Privacy
© 2018 Dictionary.com, LLC.