Arango

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Arango A bead of rough carnelian. Arangoes were formerly imported from Bombay for use in the African slave trade.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n arango A kind of bead made of rough carnelian, generally of a cylindrical shape. Such beads, imported from Bombay, constituted an article of traffic with Africa previous to the abolition of the slave-trade.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
The native name

Usage

In literature:

But as pointed out in a previous chapter, this measure was resorted to by Arango only as a temporary expediency.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 2" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
A good part of them have been recruited from the emancipated slaves of Cespedes, Arango, and Aguilera.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 3" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
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In news:

Lori and Michael Arango .
Lori Sue McCullagh and Michael Philip Arango .
Lori and Mike Arango will celebrate their first wedding anniversary Monday.
After an exhaustive search, The New York Times has found its new corporate media reporter: Fortune 's Tim Arango will begin work next month.
Mr Arango will take over the Times beat vacated this summer by Richard Siklos, who left the paper for Fortune.
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