barra

noun

Australian informal a barramundi

Barra

noun

an island in NW Scotland, in the Outer Hebrides: fishing, crofting, tourism. Pop: 1078 (2001)
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  • Barra, on the former stream, is of itself a town of 2,000 inhabitants.

    Bruin

    Mayne Reid

  • As the man walked toward a closet, Barra looked after him unhappily.

    The Weakling

    Everett B. Cole

  • Barra flicked a second control on him briefly and the flight was halted.

    The Weakling

    Everett B. Cole

  • At last, Barra turned from the litter of rock about the formless mass on the ground.

    The Weakling

    Everett B. Cole

  • Barra looked them over, identifying each as he looked at him.

    The Weakling

    Everett B. Cole