Definition of Aran islands
1. Noun. Three small islands belonging to Ireland at the entrance to Galway Bay.
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Literary usage of Aran islands
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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"(DH) aran islands, or SOUTH ARAN, three islands lying across Galway Bay, on the west coast of Ireland, in a south-easterly direction, forming a kind of ..."
2. Writing of Today: Models of Journalistic Prose by John William Cunliffe, Gerhard Richard Lomer (1922)
"If any one is skep- that when Synge passed from the Latin tical, we point to the fact that something 30 Quarter to the aran islands he was re- like the ..."
3. A Selected Bibliography of the Anthropology and Ethnology of Europe by William Zebina Ripley (1899)
"Ethnography of the aran islands. (Proc. Royal Irish acad., Dublin, series 3, ii, pp. 768-830. ... aran islands ..."
4. Insula Sanctorum Et Doctorum: Or, Ireland's Ancient Schools and Scholars by John Healy (1890)
"We propose, therefore, to give a fuller account of the aran islands, both in the present and the past, than might, perhaps, be expected from the scope of ..."
5. On an Irish Jaunting-car Through Donegal and Connemara by Samuel Gamble Bayne (1902)
"1 aran islands THE Aran Isles lie out in the Atlantic, some twenty-nine miles from shore, being visited by a small steamer twice a week. ..."
6. Journal by Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (1901)
"by the sea-cliff, from the rest, in the manner of some of the stone forts on the aran islands and elsewhere ; but whether this was an ancient erection like ..."