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[kahrn] /kɑrn/
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It is to you I owe the character of being the greatest coward in carn Du.

    A Terrible Coward George Manville Fenn
  • But their caps were washed up on the shore, and worn ever since by the Women of carn Trewoofa.

    Twos and Threes G. B. Stern
  • Redruth is under the shadow of carn Brea, the home of paleolithic man.

    Cornish Saints and Sinners J. Henry Harris
  • Even carn Trewoofa is no stranger to certain conditions of etiquette.

    Twos and Threes G. B. Stern
  • Mr carn then informed her she might put her seal upon whatever she meant hereafter to claim or dispute, and took his leave.

    Cecilia, Volume 3 (of 3) Frances (Fanny) Burney (Madame d'Arblay)
  • A corruption, probably from carn, a cairn; aridh, a shieling.

    Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
  • The hill slopes gently northward till it reaches a headland or carn of granite boldly projecting.

    Armorel of Lyonesse Walter Besant
  • The present meaning of the root carn- is March, just as it is in U-krain.

    Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham
  • Not until the granite pillar of the distant Gulf Rock opened up beyond carn du was it necessary to turn the boat's head seawards.

    The Pillar of Light Louis Tracy
  • He fled over the moors, from carn to carn, and from cave to cave.

    Trevethlan (Vol 3 of 3) William Davy Watson

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