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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 was founded in 1875...
- [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...
- Bernard Lance Cairns (born 10 October 1949) is a former all-rounder who pla**** for the New Zealand cricket team, and is the father of New Zealand cricketer...
- James Ford Cairns (4 October 1914 – 12 October 2003), Australian politician, was prominent in the Labor movement through the 1960s and 1970s, and was briefly...
- Krysty Wilson-Cairns (born 26 May 1987) is a Scottish screenwriter. Born and raised in Glasgow, she studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and...
- 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...
- David Cairns may refer to: Sir David Arnold Scott Cairns (1902–1987), Lord Justice of Appeal David Cairns (politician) (1966–2011), British politician...
- December 2014, at 11:20 a.m., police were called to 34 Murray Street in the Cairns suburb of Manoora in Australia, where eight children were found dead. The...
- Hugh Cairns may refer to: Hugh Cairns, 1st Earl Cairns (1819–1885), Lord Chancellor of the United Kingdom twice Sir Hugh Cairns (surgeon) (1896–1952),...