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barra

/ˈbærə/
noun
1.
(Austral, informal) a barramundi

Barra

/ˈbærə/
noun
1.
an island in NW Scotland, in the Outer Hebrides: fishing, crofting, tourism. Pop: 1078 (2001)
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  • barra, on the former stream, is of itself a town of 2,000 inhabitants.

    Bruin Mayne Reid
  • As the man walked toward a closet, barra looked after him unhappily.

    The Weakling Everett B. Cole
  • barra flicked a second control on him briefly and the flight was halted.

    The Weakling Everett B. Cole
  • At last, barra turned from the litter of rock about the formless mass on the ground.

    The Weakling Everett B. Cole
  • barra looked them over, identifying each as he looked at him.

    The Weakling Everett B. Cole
  • A faint wave of reluctance came to barra, who stared sternly.

    The Weakling Everett B. Cole

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