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rana

(ˈrɑːnə)
n
(Animals) any large frog, of the genus Rana, of which there are more than ninety species found in Europe, Asia, and the Americas

Rana

(ˈrɑːnə)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in India, formerly)a Hindu ruler or raja
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Noun1.rana - type genus of the RanidaeRana - type genus of the Ranidae    
amphibian genus - any genus of amphibians
family Ranidae, Ranidae - a family nearly cosmopolitan in distribution: true frogs
Rana sylvatica, wood frog, wood-frog - wide-ranging light-brown frog of moist North American woodlands especially spruce
leopard frog, Rana pipiens, spring frog - common North American green or brownish frog having white-edged dark oval spots
bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana - largest North American frog; highly aquatic with a deep-pitched voice
green frog, Rana clamitans, spring frog - similar to bullfrog; found in or near marshes and ponds; of United States and Canada
cascades frog, Rana cascadae - mountain frog found near water; of United States Northwest to California
goliath frog, Rana goliath - largest living frog; up to a foot and weighing up to 10 lbs; Africa
pickerel frog, Rana palustris - a meadow frog of eastern North America
Rana tarahumarae, tarahumara frog - Mexican frog found within a jump or two of water
grass frog, Rana temporaria - a common semiterrestrial European frog
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References in classic literature ?
Mauritius offers an apparent exception, where I saw the Rana Mascariensis in abundance: this frog is said now to inhabit the Seychelles, Madagascar, and Bourbon; but on the other hand, Du Bois, in his voyage in 1669, states that there were no reptiles in Bourbon except tortoises; and the Officier du Roi asserts that before 1768 it had been attempted, without success, to introduce frogs into Mauritius -- I presume for the purpose of eating: hence it may be well doubted whether this frog is an aboriginal of these islands.
On the same day, Bangladesh's official wage board approved a 77% rise in pay for the (http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/489524/20130712/rana-plaza-disaster-clothing-primark-risk-factory.htm) region's garment workers from December after the (http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/524018/20131121/rana-plaza-global-retailers-benetton-espirit-primark.htm) world's second largest clothing exporter was crippled by strikes and the Rana Plaza disaster .
Mr Rana declined to comment on the ruling, and it is unclear which application was the focus of the watchdog's probe.
Prosecutors had requested a 30-year sentence for Tahawwur Rana, 52, whom a jury convicted in 2011 on two counts of material support of terrorism of the Lashkar-e-Taiba militant group and of a plot to attack a Danish newspaper that published cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.
Although Rana was acquitted of terrorism charges, the question of whether he should be considered one for sentencing purposes likely will be a focus of the hearing.
Rana, then a social worker, was found guilty of 11 counts of assault causing actual bodily harm, five indecent assaults and an attempted assault.
Rana was yesterday jailed for three years after a drunken assault at his family home in Huddersfield led to the death of his 75-year-old father Tarsam Singh.
She was married at the age of 18 and raised two sons, Aldo and Ronald Rana, while attending David Fanning Trade High School for nursing.
In court he admitted using the blue badge despite not having his 55-year-old mum Manjit Rana in the luxury car.
According to eyewitness, Dr Kamran, carrying a black shopping bag in his hand, approached Rana around 3pm.
Rana, who owns over a dozen dance bars in the Capital, was earlier
It had been thought that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) could refuse Rana a No Objection Certificate even though spinner Mushtaq Ahmed was granted consent to play for Sussex recently despite his ICL links.