Definition of Aran islands

1. Noun. Three small islands belonging to Ireland at the entrance to Galway Bay.

Group relationships: Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland, Galway Bay
Generic synonyms: Island



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aran Islands

Aramaeans
Aramaic
Aramaic script
Aramaism
Aramaisms
Aramanik
Aramean
Arameans
Aramus
Aramus guarauna
Aramus pictus
Aramæan
Aramæans
Aran
Aran-Duchenne disease
Aran Islands
Aran jumper
Aranadan
Aranea
Aranea diademata
Araneae
Araneida
Aranese
Araneus
Araneus cavaticus
Arantius' ligament
Arantius' nodule
Arantius' ventricle
Aranyaka
Arapaho

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 ..."

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