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Ara

[ ey-ruh, air-uh ]
/ ˈeɪ rə, ˈɛər ə /
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noun, genitive A·rae [ey-ree, air-ee]. /ˈeɪ ri, ˈɛər i/. Astronomy.
the Altar, a southern constellation between Triangulum Australe and Scorpius.
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Origin of Ara

From the Latin word āra altar

Other definitions for Ara (2 of 3)

ARA

Agricultural Research Administration.

Other definitions for Ara (3 of 3)

A.R.A.

abbreviation
American Railway Association.
Associate of the Royal Academy.
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British Dictionary definitions for Ara (1 of 2)

Ara
/ (ˈɑːrə) /

noun Latin genitive Arae (ˈɑːriː)
a constellation in the S hemisphere near Scorpius

Word Origin for Ara

from Latin: altar

British Dictionary definitions for Ara (2 of 2)

ARA

abbreviation for (in Britain)
Associate of the Royal Academy
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