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Ara

Ara or Arrah (both: ŭ´rə), city (1991 pop. 157,082), Bihar state, NE India, on the Son Canal. A major road and rail junction, it is the administrative center for a district that produces grain, sugarcane, and oilseed. There are limestone deposits on the outskirts. Ara was the scene of fighting during the Indian Mutiny (1857), when the British were attacked by Kunwar Singh.

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ara (pl. arae). Roman altar. It could be a large, public, commemorative structure, like the sumptuous Ara Pacis (erected by Emperor Augustus to mark the establishment of Imperial power and the coming of peace in 13 BC), or a small altar in a private house by which the protection of the deities was invoked.

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Ara

Ara (macaws) See PSITTACIDAE.

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ARA

ARA Aircraft Research Association
• American Railway Association
• Army Rifle Association
• Associate of the Royal Academy
• (New Zealand) Auckland Regional Authority

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