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rance

(rɑːns)
n
(Geological Science) a type of red marble, often with white or blue graining, that comes from Belgium
[C19: apparently from French ranche rod, pole]
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Arthur William Rance, one of the American savants, seated himself in the great gallery, and Monsieur Robert Darzac led Mademoiselle Stangerson into the conservatory.
Rance, who was talking with much animation, his eyes, during the conversation, glowing with a singular brightness.
Besides being a cricketer, Rance is also the Fire Brigade station officer at the Greytown.
Seth Rance, who is married, and have two children, enjoys playing cricket more than help extinguishing fire.
Summary: Wellington [New Zealand], Feb 26 (ANI): Seth Rance, who is also a station officer with the Greytown Fire Brigade besides being a New Zealand fast bowler, recently took his black cap off to don a fire helmet when a pub's roof in the town caught fire.
They punished pacemen Ben Wheeler and Seth Rance, who both conceded 13 runs in an over, prompting New Zealand to introduce spinners Ish Sodhi and Mitchell Santner.
Contract award notice: Maintenance and maintenance of the lifting bridges of the rance dam
VETERAN Hollywood actor Rance Howard, the father of director Ron Howard, has died aged 89.
The American actor Harold Rance Beckenholdt famously known as Rance Howard died Saturday at the age of 89.
Chamber council members Diane Rance and Rick Grain became the first recipients of President's Medals, recognising their outstanding contributions.
Ellie Rance has pledged to raise PS1,000 for the hospice, in Selly Park, in recognition of the "excellent care" it gave to her mum, Caroline, who died aged 62 in May 2015.
Rance, of Louth, was found guilty of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.