Arran

Arran

[ar-uhn]
noun
an island in SW Scotland, in the Firth of Clyde. 166 sq. mi. (430 sq. km).
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Arran (ˈærən)
 
n
an island off the SW coast of Scotland, in the Firth of Clyde. Pop: 5045 (2001). Area: 427 sq km (165 sq miles)

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arran

largest island in the North Ayrshire council area and the historic county of Buteshire, western Scotland, on the Atlantic coast at the mouth of the Firth of Clyde. Arran is approximately 20 miles (32 km) long and has a mean breadth of 9 miles (14 km) and an area of 166 square miles (431 square km).

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