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Arran

[ar-uh n] /ˈær ən/
noun
1.
an island in SW Scotland, in the Firth of Clyde. 166 sq. mi. (430 sq. km).
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  • You shall go over to Arran, and use your best powers of persuasion.

    Luttrell Of Arran Charles James Lever
  • It was to make over to you, as the rightful owner, the property on the Arran Islands.

    Luttrell Of Arran Charles James Lever
  • Arran fled, and James was glad to come to terms with the lords.

    Andrew Melville William Morison
  • That is, if ye hae any fash wi' Wharton,' said Arran in conclusion.

    Border Ghost Stories Howard Pease
  • The Erle of Arran thus being established in the governement.

  • "I want to see neither Sandy nor any of the Arran people," she answered.

    Nancy Stair Elinor Macartney Lane
  • The Honorable Mrs. Erskine and her daughter are coming to Arran.

    Nancy Stair Elinor Macartney Lane
  • I came home early, and have read two hundred pages of Arran.

    The Journal to Stella Jonathan Swift
  • Penn took the matter up at once, and went to the Earl of Arran.

    William Penn Rupert S. Holland
British Dictionary definitions for Arran

Arran

/ˈærən/
noun
1.
an island off the SW coast of Scotland, in the Firth of Clyde. Pop: 5045 (2001). Area: 427 sq km (165 sq miles)
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