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 (är′kən-sô′) Abbr. AR or Ark.
A state of the south-central United States bordered on the east by the Mississippi River. It was admitted as the 25th state in 1836. The region was explored by members of Hernando de Soto's expedition in 1541 and passed to the United States in 1803 as part of the Louisiana Purchase. Little Rock is the capital and the largest city.

Ar·kan′san (är-kăn′zən) adj. & n.
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abbreviation for
(Placename) Arkansas
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Perhaps some of the most beautiful lines are those which tell of the dove that Noah sent forth from the ark.
Populace-hodgepodge: therein is everything mixed with everything, saint and swindler, gentleman and Jew, and every beast out of Noah's ark.
These rooms are tenanted by different people--by one, by two, or by three lodgers as the case may be, but in this arrangement there is no sort of system, and the place is a perfect Noah's Ark. Most of the lodgers are respectable, educated, and even bookish people.
She finds an iconographic link between the textiles and the evolving shape and design of the synagogue and the ark. The synagogue was conceived as a little sanctuary substituting for the Temple, she says, implying that the Holy Ark is a substitute for the biblical Ark of the Covenant.
"Now it will offer a calm and clean environment for everyone who works here and for those who use the Ark."
In July 2016, Resolute Investment Managers, Inc., the parent company of American Beacon Advisors, Inc., announced that it had taken an investment of a minority interest in ARK. In August 2017, Nikko Asset Management acquired a minority stake in ARK to enhance its disruptive innovation focused investment solutions.
The team has found no evidence of the Ark itself, but Prof Finkelstein said: "We are not searching for the Ark. We are trying to understand the Ark narrative." The Ark disappeared from Jerusalem in the sixth century BC.
A Colarado-based group says it has found wood fragments on Takht-e Suleyman Mountain in West Azerbaijan province that might be the remains of Noah's Ark. Many groups over the years have made claims of finding the remains of the Ark.
His love for the Jewish state and people, he said, flows from the same impulse that compelled him to raise nearly $5 million to build the ark. "It may sound scary, but I believe everything written in this book, cover to cover," he said while pointing at a copy of a translation into Dutch of the Hebrew Bible.
In this article we will explore the history of the approach that their deaths were caused by the Ark functioning as a "Leyden jar," (1) which acted as a security device for the Ark.
Books and DVDs are still being sold, and websites claim, that a boat-shaped structure in the Dogubayazit area of eastern Turkey is what remains of Noah's ark. The formation is described as being composed of petrified wood, with iron washers, rivets, and brackets that held the ark walls together, and anchor stones that served to stabilize the ark.
Until September 18, visitors to the Old Low Light Heritage Centre, in North Shields, will be able to get up close and personal with images and objects from the Ark.