Aras

Aras

[ah-rahs for 1; ar-uhs for 2]
noun
1.
Also, Araks. Ancient Araxes. a river in SW Asia, flowing from E Turkey along part of the boundary between NW Iran and Armenia and Azerbaijan into the Kura River. About 660 miles (1065 km) long.
2.
Classical Mythology. the first king of Phliasia.
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Ara

[ey-ruh, air-uh]
noun, genitive Arae [ey-ree, air-ee] . Astronomy.
the Altar, a southern constellation between Triangulum Australe and Scorpius.

Origin:
< Latin āra altar

amicus usque ad aras

[ah-mee-koos oos-kwe ahd ah-rahs; English uh-mahy-kuhs uhs-kwee ad ey-ras, uh-mee-]
noun Latin.
a friend to the last degree.
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Aras (æˈræs)
 
n
Ancient name: Araxes, Russian name: Araks a river rising in mountains in E Turkey and flowing east to the Caspian Sea: forms part of the E border of Turkey and the N border of Iran. Length: about 1100 km (660 miles)

Ara (ˈɑːrə)
 
n , Latin genitive Arae
a constellation in the S hemisphere near Scorpius
 
[from Latin: altar]

ARA
 
abbreviation for
Associate of the Royal Academy

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ARA
  1. American Railway Society

  2. Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology

  3. American Rheumatism Association

  4. Ara (constellation)

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