Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A granite island of western Scotland in the Firth of Clyde. It is a scenic resort area noted for its hunting and fishing.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A spider. Also called arrand.

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  • proper noun An island off the southwest coast of Scotland.
  • proper noun A male given name of modern Scottish usage, transferred from the place name.
  • proper noun Alternative name of Caucasian Albania.

Etymologies

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Middle Persian

Examples

  • 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.

    Archive 2004-08-29

  • 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.

    St. Andrew's Day Special Meeting

  • /[Page 372] /imagining, all afternoon, over Ayr and environs (Arran from the sea sand, in the hazy east wind nightfall, grand and grim.

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • The surfer most falsely enamored of Autumn, Arran a.k.a.

    shrimp

  • The surfer most falsely enamored of Autumn, Arran a.k.a.

    shrimp

  • The surfer most falsely enamored of Autumn, Arran a.k.a.

    shrimp

  • The surfer most falsely enamored of Autumn, Arran a.k.a.

    shrimp

  • 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.

    The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints January, February, March

  • “They are likely to motion a marriage you know where”; of Arran, that is, with Elizabeth.

    John Knox and the Reformation

  • "They are likely to motion a marriage you know where"; of Arran, that is, with

    John Knox and the Reformation

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