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Definition of Cairns

Cairn
Cairn Cairn, n. [Gael. carn, gen. cairn, a heap: cf. Ir. & W. carn.] 1. A rounded or conical heap of stones erected by early inhabitants of the British Isles, apparently as a sepulchral monument. Now here let us place the gray stone of her cairn. --Campbell. 2. A pile of stones heaped up as a landmark, or to arrest attention, as in surveying, or in leaving traces of an exploring party, etc. --C. Kingsley. Kane.

Meaning of Cairns from wikipedia

- Cairns (/ˈkɛərnz/, locally /ˈkænz/ (listen)) is a city in Queensland, Australia, on the east coast of Far North Queensland. The city is the 5th-most-populous...
- [ˈkʰaːrˠɲ]). Cairns have been and are used for a broad variety of purposes, from prehistoric times to the present. In modern times, cairns are often erected...
- Christopher Lance Cairns ONZM (born 13 June 1970) is a former New Zealand cricketer and former ODI captain, who pla**** for the New Zealand cricket team...
- Sir William Wellington Cairns, KCMG (1828 – 1888) was a British colonial administrator. Cairns was born in Belfast on 3 March 1828 (as indicated on his...
- David Cairns may refer to: Sir David Arnold Scott Cairns (1902–1987), Lord Justice of Appeal David Cairns (politician) (1966–2011), British politician...
- Alun Hugh Cairns (born 30 July 1970) is a Welsh Conservative Party politician who served as Secretary of State for Wales from 2016 to 2019. He has served...
- Herbert John Cairns, 3rd Earl Cairns (17 July 1863 – 14 January 1905), was a British peer. Cairns was born in London, the third son of Hugh Cairns, 1st Earl...
- Leah Cairns (born June 2, 1974) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her role as Lieutenant Margaret "Racetrack" Edmondson in Battlestar Galactica...
- Cairns Airport (IATA: CNS, ICAO: YBCS) is an international airport in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Formerly operated by the Cairns Port Authority, the...
- Earl Cairns is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1878 for the prominent lawyer and Conservative politician Hugh Cairns, 1st...
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