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Oranian

[ aw-rey-nee-uhn, oh-rey- ]
/ ɔˈreɪ ni ən, oʊˈreɪ- /
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adjective

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of Oranian

Presumably <French oranien, equivalent to Oran, seaport in NW Algeria + -ien-ian
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