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[kahrn] /kɑrn/
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • You know where the old adit goes into the cliff under carn Coppa?

    Major Vigoureux A. T. Quiller-Couch
  • It is to you I owe the character of being the greatest coward in carn Du.

    A Terrible Coward George Manville Fenn
  • But their caps were washed up on the shore, and worn ever since by the Women of carn Trewoofa.

    Twos and Threes G. B. Stern
  • Indeed, carn Trewoofa was inclined to be friendly with the strangers.

    Twos and Threes G. B. Stern
  • Even carn Trewoofa is no stranger to certain conditions of etiquette.

    Twos and Threes G. B. Stern
  • The moving world was very far away from carn Trewoofa in its greyness.

    Twos and Threes G. B. Stern
  • A corruption, probably from carn, a cairn; aridh, a shieling.

    Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
  • The present meaning of the root carn- is March, just as it is in U-krain.

    Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham
  • Now,” said I, descending from the carn, “we will proceed to the sources of the rivers.

    Wild Wales George Borrow
  • He fled over the moors, from carn to carn, and from cave to cave.

    Trevethlan (Vol 3 of 3) William Davy Watson

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