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Word History


probably from Old Norse eiginn

First Known Use

1721, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ain was in 1721

Dictionary Entries Near ain

Cite this Entry

“Ain.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

Geographical Definition


geographical name

river 120 miles (195 kilometers) long in eastern France rising in the Jura Mountains and flowing south-southwest into the Rhône River
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