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- A group of islands off the northwest coast of Ireland, also called the Arans or the Aran Islands.
- The barony which contains these islands.
- 2007, Hugo Hamilton, The Harbor Boys: A Memoir, page 147:
- The first thing we noticed going out to Aran was the light. It was coming from the opposite direction and felt strange. To us living in Dublin, on the east coast of Ireland, the world seemed to be turned around a full hundred and eighty degrees