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  1. barranoun

    A hand-pushed cart of the type commonly used in markets.


  1. Barra

    Barra (; Scottish Gaelic: Barraigh [ˈparˠaj] or Eilean Bharraigh [ˈelan ˈvarˠaj] (listen); Scots: Barra) is an island in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, and the second southernmost inhabited island there, after the adjacent island of Vatersay to which it is connected by a short causeway. The island is named after Saint Finbarr of Cork. In 2011, the population was 1,174. Gaelic is widely spoken, and at the 2011 Census, there were 761 Gaelic speakers (62% of the population).


  1. Barra

    The island of Barra is a predominantly Gaelic-speaking island, and apart from the adjacent island of Vatersay, to which it is connected by a causeway, is the southernmost inhabited island of the Outer Hebrides in Scotland.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Barra

    a small island, one of the Hebrides, 5 m. SW. of S. Uist, the inhabitants of which are engaged in fisheries.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BARRA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Barra is ranked #11865 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Barra surname appeared 2,639 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Barra.

    55.6% or 1,469 total occurrences were White.
    28.7% or 758 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    8.3% or 221 total occurrences were Asian.
    5.7% or 152 total occurrences were Black.
    0.8% or 23 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 16 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of barra in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of barra in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of barra in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    Just spoke to Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors about the Lordstown Ohio plant, I am not happy that it is closed when everything else in our Country is BOOMING, i asked Mary Barra to sell General Motors or do something quickly. Mary Barra blamed the UAW Union — I don't care, I just want it open !

  2. Michelle Vocht:

    It's about time the top of General Motors started to recognize there is a problem. CEO Mary Barra making an appearance is a start. But General Motors needs to do much more than General Motors.

  3. Max Warburton:

    A deal like this is about convincing shareholders that you are more credible than the incumbent management, would investors buy the idea that Sergio Marchionne could run GM better than Mary Barra? Possibly, but it won't be easy.

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