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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Bara, Theda 1890?-1955. American actress of the silent film era. She appeared in sensational, highly publicized films, including Cleopatra (1917) and Salome (1918).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A covered building designed for the storage of grain, hay, flax, or other farm-produce. In America barns also usually contain stabling for horses and cattle.

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Examples

  • BARA: An unidentified group of armed assailants opened fire on a teacher at Kalaiya the district headquarters of Bara on Monday afternoon.

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  • BARA: Two persons were killed and several others injured when a truck ran over landless squatters in Bara last night.

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  • BARA/PESHAWAR: Security forces demolished five houses of suspected militants in Bara sub-division of Khyber Agency on Tuesday.

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  • BARA, AUG 18 - A group of Maoists including some local villagers Friday took the Chief District Officer (CDO) of Bara district along with some security officials, engineers and 10 media men into control for two-and-half hours following a dispute over dam construction at Jamuniya River in Laxmipur Kotwali area.

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  • BARA: Frontier Corps Commandant Brig Fayyaz Monday said Khyber Agency's tehsil Bara has been cleared of extremists and evidences regarding the involvement of foreign hand there, were also found.

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  • The complaint alleges that Sohn referred to a meeting with him as a "witch trial," a term Bara took as a reference to his Wiccan beliefs.

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  • I checked out it out in Gesenius and the word Bara means to cut or carve or form by cutting.

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  • He had his own band called Bara'em -- Blooms -- and he was setting Arabic lyrics to modern music, and he was playing the drums.

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  • The raid was in the village of Gurguri, about seven miles northwest of Bara, which is situated on the main NATO supply route into Afghanistan, reports AFP.

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  • Type a few letters, like "Bara", and Firefox queries the search engine and returns a list of probable results (like "Barack Obama") on your letters, a genuine time-saver for power-surfers.

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