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A granite island of western Scotland in the Firth of Clyde. It is a scenic resort area noted for its hunting and fishing.


(Placename) an island off the SW coast of Scotland, in the Firth of Clyde. Pop: 5045 (2001). Area: 427 sq km (165 sq miles)


(ˈær ən)

an island in SW Scotland, in the Firth of Clyde. 3705; 166 sq. mi. (430 sq. km).
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It was in spring that Bruce and his men gathered to the island of Arran, off the west coast of Scotland, and there Bruce made up his mind to make another fight for the crown.
THE AWARD-winning whisky producer, Isle of Arran Distillers Ltd, has announced a once-ina-lifetime opportunity to be part of Single Malt history on the Isle of Arran.
19D 1,520 square metres or thereby of grass verge on the east side of Abbotsinch Road, Paisley 342m or thereby north of the junction of Abbotsinch Road and Arran Avenue.
Mum-of-two Claire Paton, 45, who was filmed on Arran, is believed to have travelled to the island after failing to return to her home in Largs, Ayrshire, on Thursday.
Arran Raine, 27, from Hetton-le-Hole, and James Cook, 25, from North Shields, are the latest recruits to join the motor dealer group's head office in Washington, as internet sales executives.
Contract Award Notice or Call Off from Framework: Operation and maintenance of all High Voltage Networks within NHS Ayrshire and Arran premises.
Son Arran, who had just qualified as a personal trainer the day before, was just over the drink-drive limit when his car left the M4 and crashed in November last year.
Lorna, who works for Ellandbased architectural hardware company Arran Isle, triumphed twice at the 2016 Yorkshire Rising Stars Awards.
Arran the greyhound and Beau, a Jack Russell terrier at Dogs Trust Merseyside in Huyton, are the dogs behind two emojis.
Well, not quite but as Arran Langmead told me when I visited the tiny Southampton flat which doubles as his games studio, the playing field has certainly been levelled.
Arran Investment Private Limited, an affiliate of Singaporean state fund GIC Private Limited, is taking an 11 percent stake in Century Pacific Food, Inc.