Aras [ah- rahs for 1; ar- uh s for 2] EXAMPLES | 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. 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
Latin word āra altar amicus usque ad aras [ah- mee-k oo s -kwe ahd oo s ah- rahs; English uh- mahy-k uh s uhs-kwee ad ey-ras, uh- mee-] noun . Latin a friend to the last degree.
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Describes, among other birds, the
Aras and Parrots of the island of Martinique.
In the tract between the Kur and
Aras, on the other hand, there is no sign of the early existence of any formidable power.
In the valley of the
Aras, and in the western and southern districts, the climate is more moderate.
In Lucretius v. 1202, "
aras sanguine multo spargere quadrupedum," the context shows that the ritual alluded to is not old Roman.
They have feathered cheeks like Parakeets, and their size is intermediate between them and the
Aras. British Dictionary definitions for aras 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 noun Latin genitive Arae ( ˈɑːriː) a constellation in the S hemisphere near Scorpius Word Origin for Ara
from Latin: altar
abbreviation for (in Britain) Associate of the Royal Academy
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