• WordNet 3.6
    • n Rana type genus of the Ranidae
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Rana rā"nȧ (Zoöl) A genus of anurous batrachians, including the common frogs.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n rana An extensive Linnean genus of aquatic salient anurous batrachians, typical of the family Ranidæ; the frogs proper. It was formerly more than conterminous with the present family Ranidæ. See frog, and also cuts under bullfrog, girdlebone, Anura, and temporomastoid.
    • n rana A genus of mollusks.
    • n rana Prince: the title of some sovereign princes or ruling chiefs in Rajputana and other parts of India.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Rana rā′na the genus of the frogs
    • n Rana rä′nä prince or chief in Rajputana.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., a frog
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary


In literature:

Here dwelt the Queen Padmini and her husband Bhimsi, the Rana of the Rajputs.
"The Ninth Vibration And Other Stories" by L. Adams Beck
Yet many people scoff at them for this loyalty to duty, and many will scoff at Mina Bahadur Rana and call him a crank.
"Following the Equator, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Yet many people scoff at them for this loyalty to duty, and many will scoff at Mina Bahadur Rana and call him a crank.
"Following the Equator, Part 6" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
My hand in his, my guru led me to his temporary residence in the Rana Mahal section of the city.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
Verbena herba gestata libidinem extinguit, pulvisquae ranae decollatae et exiccatae.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
Dholpur, the Maharaja Rana of.
"Modern India" by William Eleroy Curtis
As to the Rana of Gohud, a long negotiation depended for giving him up.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. II. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
The proper title of the Udaipur, or Mewar, chief is Rana, not Raja.
"Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official" by William Sleeman
Rana aurea, Lesson Voyage Coq.
"Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Grey
Now we shall be ready to listen to Professor Rana's remarks.
"The Ontario Readers" by Ontario Ministry of Education

In poetry:

El estanque tiene suelta
su cabellera de algas
y al aire sus grises tetas
estremecidas de ranas.
"Nocturnos De La Ventana" by Federico Garcia Lorca
Once, on a time and in a place
Conducive to malaria,
There lived a member of the race
Of Rana Temporaria;
Or, more concisely still, a frog
Inhabited a certain bog.
"The Arrogant Frog And The Superior Bull" by Guy Wetmore Carryl

In news:

Defendant Rana unlikely to testify.
IReporter Rana Novini has tips to stay safe while using WiFi hotspots at the airport.
Amber Ranae Hentges and Brance Dale Coker , both of Tulsa, were united in marriage April 7, 2012, at Postoak Lodge in Tulsa.
Councilmember Rana Erbrick made the motion and it was seconded by Councilmember Marty McClain.
Senior director of Science and Technology, AURI Ranae Jorgenson, analytical chemist at the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) labs in Marshall, was part of a team of researchers.
John Doe is launching its first overseas office in New York, as founder Rana Reeves explained his plan of 'developing hubs across different cultural centres across the world'.
Naureen Rana, Midwest Program Manager National Parks Conservation Association, P: 312.263.0111.
Marketing 's Agency of the Year 2012: John Doe founder Rana Reeves.
Panel members included Priyamvada Natarajan, Corinne Moss-Racusin, Rana Dajani and Megan Urry (left to right).
As the oldest sister, Marnie would often offer Rana relationship advice.
Danny and Rosa ( Sexton ) Begley of Mt Orab have announced the marriage of their daughter, Rana J Begley to Matthew E Zeller, the son of Philip and Agnes Zeller, on Feb 26, 2011.
Grandparents are Harold and Ranae Anderson, Webster City.
An essential member of the "Finding Bigfoot" team is Ranae Holland, a field biologist and Bigfoot doubter.
Don't tell guitarist Rana Freilich of rising metal band Legacy of Disorder that dreams aren't worth pursuing.
(The sun sets in late November in Mo i Rana.

In science:

Blaustein (2000), Combned effects of UV-B, nitrate, and low pH reduce the survival and activity level of larval Cascades Frogs (Rana cascadae), Arch.
Atmospheric Consequences of Cosmic Ray Variability in the Extragalactic Shock Model II: Revised ionization levels and their consequences
Preeti Parashar∗ and Swapan Rana† Physics and Applied Mathematics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B.T.
N-Qubit W States are Determined by their Bipartite Marginals
Isovist ridge: A visually dominant direction or path of light is called an isovist ridge (Batty and Rana 2004, Carvalho and Batty 2005).
AxialGen: A Research Prototype for Automatically Generating the Axial Map
Goel L. R., Gupta R., Rana V.S. 1993. Analysis of a multiunit solar energy system model. Microelectronics Reliability. 33(10), 1461-1465.
A Multi-State Power Model for Adequacy Assessment of Distributed Generation via Universal Generating Function
Batty, M., and Rana, S., Reformulating Space Syntax: The Automatic Definition and Generation of Axial Lines and Axial Maps, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis Working Paper No. 58, 2002.
Visualising the structure of architectural open spaces based on shape analysis