barra

Barra

noun
  1. 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

  • 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

  • The northern null was a menace, Barra thought, but it did have this one advantage.

    The Weakling

    Everett B. Cole

  • Barra watched as the man before him nodded in obedient understanding.

    The Weakling

    Everett B. Cole