Aras

[ ah-rahs for 1; ar-uh s for 2 ]
/ ɑˈrɑs for 1; ˈær əs for 2 /

noun

Also Araks. Ancient Araxes. a river in SW Asia, flowing from E Turkey along part of the boundary between NW Iran and Armenia and Azerbaijan into the Kura River. About 660 miles (1065 km) long.
Classical Mythology. the first king of Phliasia.

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Definition for aras (2 of 3)

Ara
[ ey-ruh, air-uh ]
/ ˈeɪ rə, ˈɛər ə /

noun, genitive A·rae [ey-ree, air-ee] /ˈeɪ ri, ˈɛər i/. Astronomy.

the Altar, a southern constellation between Triangulum Australe and Scorpius.

Origin of Ara

From the Latin word āra altar

Definition for aras (3 of 3)

amicus usque ad aras
[ ah-mee-koo s oo s-kwe ahd ah-rahs; English uh-mahy-kuh s uhs-kwee ad ey-ras, uh-mee- ]
/ ɑˈmi kʊs ˈʊs kwɛ ɑd ˈɑ rɑs; English əˈmaɪ kəs ˈʌs kwi æd ˈeɪ ræs, əˈmi- /

noun Latin.

a friend to the last degree.
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British Dictionary definitions for aras (1 of 3)

Aras
/ (æˈræs) /

noun

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

British Dictionary definitions for aras (2 of 3)

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 aras (3 of 3)

ARA

abbreviation for (in Britain)

Associate of the Royal Academy
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