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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Aranoun

    a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma

  2. Ara, genus Aranoun



  1. Aranoun

    A constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble an altar.

  2. Etymology: From āra, "altar"


  1. ara

    The term "ara" has different meanings based on the context. 1) In the context of technology, ARA usually stands for "Application Release Automation" - a process in the software development lifecycle that packages and deploys applications or updates, ensuring it is delivered correctly and uniformly across all environments. 2) ARA is also a genus of eight species of neotropical parrots, known as macaws. 3) In medicine, Ara stands for "Adriamycin, Rubex or Hydroxyldaunorubicin" which are cancer treating drugs. 4) In terms of language, Ara is a common first name in some countries, such as Armenia. It usually means “king” in Armenian. 5) In astronomy, Ara is a constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Scorpius and Triangulum Australe. Without a specific context, it's difficult to provide a definitive meaning.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aranoun

    the Altar; a southern constellation, south of the tail of the Scorpion

  2. Aranoun

    a name of the great blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna), native of South America

  3. Etymology: [Native Indian name.]


  1. Ara

    Ara is a southern constellation situated between Scorpius and Triangulum Australe. Its name is Latin for "altar". Ara was one of the 48 Greek constellations described by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, and it remains one of the 88 modern constellations defined by the International Astronomical Union.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ARA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Ara is ranked #26949 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Ara surname appeared 900 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Ara.

    59.6% or 537 total occurrences were Asian.
    19.7% or 178 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    16.4% or 148 total occurrences were White.
    2.1% or 19 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. RAA

  2. Aar

  3. AAR

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ARA in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ARA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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