[ ah-rahs for 1; ar-uhs for 2 ]
/ ɑˈrɑs for 1; ˈær əs for 2 /
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Also A·raks [uh-rahks] /əˈrɑks/ .Ancient A·rax·es [uh-rak-seez] /əˈræk siz/ . a river in southwestern Asia, flowing from eastern Turkey along part of the boundary between northwestern Iran and Armenia and Azerbaijan into the Kura River. About 660 miles (1,065 km) long.
Classical Mythology. the first king of Phliasia.
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arapaima, Arapesh, Ararat, rare bird, a, araroba, Aras, Aratus of Sicyon, Araucan, Araucana, Araucania, Araucanian
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How to use Aras in a sentence
Omnes accumulent templa Deum, et piis Aras muneribus sacras.Lives of the most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects|Giorgio Vasari
The hayawa-tree perfumes the woods around; pairs of scarlet aras are continually crossing the river.Wanderings in South America|Charles Waterton
The southern boundary of Caucasia is in part coincident with the river Aras (Araxes), in part purely conventional and political.
Horace says to him: "Jurandasque tuum per nomen ponimus aras."A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 10 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Then on your Name shall wretched Mortals call, is not included in Multa tibi ante aras nostra cadet hostia dextra.The Preface to the Aeneis of Virgil (1718)|Joseph Trapp
British Dictionary definitions for Aras
/ (æˈræs) /
a river rising in mountains in E Turkey and flowing east to the Caspian Sea: forms part of the E border of Turkey and the N border of Iran. Length: about 1100 km (660 miles)Ancient name: Araxes Russian name: Araks
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