Definitions for BARR

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word BARR

Freebase

  1. Barr

    Barr is the name of a Civil parish and a picturesque village in the South West of Ayrshire, Scotland, located approximately 8 miles from the town of Girvan. There are various opinions as to the origins of the name. The most likely are either Gaelic meaning 'a meeting of water' or Brythonic meaning 'round'. It is believed to have been established in the 17th century by smugglers who needed a safe place close to the secluded bays of the Ayrshire coast while having access to the Raiders Road which runs close by. Barr has not changed much since that time. Currently Barr Village has a population of approximately 110, while the total for the Parish of Barr is in the region of 260.

Translation

Find a translation for the BARR definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these BARR definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"BARR." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 1 Sep. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/BARR>.

Are we missing a good definition for BARR? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for BARR:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.