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Arran

(âr`ən), island (1981 pop. 4,725), 165 sq mi (427 sq km), North Ayshire, W Scotland, in the Firth of Clyde. It is largely granitic and is wild and rocky; it rises to 2,866 ft (874 m). Its scenery and its hunting and fishing have made it a resort. Brodick is the chief town. Robert I hid on Arran (1306–7) and launched his invasion of the mainland from Arran.

Arran

an island off the SW coast of Scotland, in the Firth of Clyde. Pop.: 5045 (2001). Area: 427 sq. km (165 sq. miles)
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Initially, Nita had Arran insured under her own travel insurance policy, but after agreeing for Arran to go on a school overnight trip to Paris she discovered that her insurance company would not cover him independently on his ownpolicy.
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The first half saw Dumfries exert a lot of pressure on the Arran defence and were "winning" penalty corners right from the outset.
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Owner Arran Addison noticed nearly "every single person" was ordering sweets and desserts to accompany their parmos and pizzas.
Owner Arran Campolucci-Bordi said: "I feel like we're part of the hustle and bustle of an italian pizzeria, with our authentic interior.