Definitions for barrowˈbær oʊ; ˈfɜr nɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. barrow, barrowful(noun)

    the quantity that a barrow will hold

  2. burial mound, grave mound, barrow, tumulus(noun)

    (archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs

  3. barrow, garden cart, lawn cart, wheelbarrow(noun)

    a cart for carrying small loads; has handles and one or more wheels

Webster Dictionary

  1. Barrow(noun)

    a support having handles, and with or without a wheel, on which heavy or bulky things can be transported by hand. See Handbarrow, and Wheelbarrow

  2. Barrow(noun)

    a wicker case, in which salt is put to drain

  3. Barrow(noun)

    a hog, esp. a male hog castrated

  4. Barrow(noun)

    a large mound of earth or stones over the remains of the dead; a tumulus

  5. Barrow(noun)

    a heap of rubbish, attle, etc


  1. Barrow

    Barrow is the largest city of the North Slope Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is the 9th northernmost city in the world and is the northernmost city in the United States of America, with nearby Point Barrow being the nation's northernmost point. Barrow's population was 4,212 at the 2010 census. The city was named after Sir John Barrow.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Barrow

    a river in Ireland rising in the Slievebloom Mts.; falls into Waterford harbour, after a course of 114 m.

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