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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.
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SCOREBOARD - Northumberland 1st inns: 429-8 (90 overs) Buckinghamshire 1st inns: O/N 93-0 (17 overs) S Khan LBW b McGee 77, C Macdonnell LBW b Brar 92, S Gumbs LBW b Brar 57, M Payne not out 49, D Hampton ct Clay b Brar 0, J Rance ct Clay b Brar 0, J Russell ct Clay b Allan 2, M Rance ct du Toit b Tindale 21, M Mohammed ct Smith b McGee 20, S Helm std Clay b McGee 6, J Burden not out 2 Extras: 14 ; Total: 340-9-dec.
KIRSTEN Rance thought she might have left it too late to have children but she had her son Oscar, now two, aged 42.
They have also been spotted by Mike Rance, 41, at his friend's house on Ludlow Close, Newport, who soon discovered the spiders' cannibalistic tendencies.
Led by Gary Rance, PhD of The University of Melbourne, the research evaluated the monaural (single-ear) and binaural (two-ear) sound processing skills among a group of 20 children with ASD - and sought to determine the extent to which personal wireless listening systems (specifically, Phonak inspiro microphones and Phonak iSense receivers) could enhance these children's listening difficulties.
UKi's chief executive Swansea-born Mary Rance said the organisation represented 340 tour operators and suppliers who work to bring visitors to the UK and Wales and look after them while they are here.
For a birthday present, Burt receives a magic set and he sits in awe at the accompanying video hosted by old-school illusionist Rance Holloway (Arkin).
Nous sommes profondement preoccupes par les violences", a declare a l'AFP Damian Rance, porte-parole a Khartoum du Bureau des Nations unies pour la coordination des Affaires humanitaires (Ocha).
We are deeply concerned by the violence," Damian Rance of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) told AFP.
A team of researchers around Naomi Rance, professor in the Department of Pathology, has come closer to understanding the mechanism of hot flushes, a necessary step for potential treatment options down the road.