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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.
Former lawman Rance Toller and his lover Angie Sutter foil a stagecoach robbery just outside the frontier settlement of Tombstone, Arizona, and in the process capture the notorious gunfighter Johnny Ringo.
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Danny Wright and Luke Maxwell saw red for the visitors while Ebbsleet's Bagasan Graham and Dean Rance were also dismissed - all in the final few minutes as tempers boiled over.
Well-spoken crooks Luke Rance, 19, and Brandon Kerrison, 21, were arrested outside a library after being found with cannabis.
Teenager Luke Rance was was buying the drug in bulk and selling it to 21-year-old Brandon Kerrison who was then dealing it to people in Gower, a court heard.
Credit to they've found poor sometimes tough it this Tim Hylton's thumping 18th-minute effort had given the Moors an interval lead but the visitors had the conditions in their favour after the break and twice went close within a few minutes of the restart with Corey Whitely hitting the post and Dean Rance having a penalty shout waved away.
Andy Rance, the founder of Cafe Morso, said he decided to invest in The Co-operative after seeing the profile of the city grow after becoming UK City of Culture 2021.
Besides being a cricketer, Rance is also the Fire Brigade station officer at the Greytown.