American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A granite island of western Scotland in the Firth of Clyde. It is a resort area noted for its scenery and its hunting and fishing.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A spider. Also called arrand.
- Middle Persian (Wiktionary)
“House prices are at silly levels, but Arran is still beautiful, the sea still clear and you can see seals on the rocks as you drive into town.”
“In the space of a week it will call at Brodick Castle in Arran, at Inveraray, at the Islands of Colonsay, Staffa and Iona, at Kisimul Castle in Barra and Dunvegan in Skye, and the Garden of Inverewe in Wester Ross.”
“/[Page 372] /imagining, all afternoon, over Ayr and environs (Arran from the sea sand, in the hazy east wind nightfall, grand and grim.”
“The surfer most falsely enamored of Autumn, Arran a.k.a.”
“At length returning home, he obtained of Ængus, king of Munster, a grant of the isle of Arra, or Arn, wherein he founded a great monastery, in which he trained up many disciples, illustrious for sanctity, insomuch that the island was called Arran of the Saints.”
““They are likely to motion a marriage you know where”; of Arran, that is, with Elizabeth.”
“They are likely to motion a marriage you know where"; of Arran, that is, with”
“Then how are the aspirate and the double r to be explained? how is it to be accounted for that the mediæval corruption of Airyana vaê_g_a, namely Arran, should appear in”
“The captain of the Arran was the next to go down, though he was not killed.”
“Atropatene which mainly spanned the territory of modern Iranian Azerbaijan, another ancient state, Caucasian Albania (also known as Arran), formed the indigenous ethno-linguistic heritage to the north, on the territory of present-day Republic of Azerbaijan.”
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