ain

 /ɛ̃/

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WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
ain  (ān),USA pronunciation adj. [Scot.]
  1. Scottish Termsown.
  • 1700–25; representing Old English ǣgen or Old Norse eiginn; replacing Middle English (Scots) awyn, awne, Old English āgen; see own

Ain  (an),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Place Namesa department in E France. 376,477;
    2249 sq. mi. (5825 sq. km). Cap.: Bourg.

‘ain  (īn, ān),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. the 18th letter of the Arabic alphabet.
  2. the voiced pharyngeal constrictive consonant represented by this letter.
  • Arabic ‘ayn


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

Ain /French: ɛ̃/ n
  1. a department in E central France, in Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: Bourg. Pop: 539 006 (2003 est). Area: 5785 sq km (2256 sq miles)
  2. a river in E France, rising in the Jura Mountains and flowing south to the Rhône. Length: 190 km (118 miles)



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