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Arctic Region

means the region of Arctuʹros (the Bear stars). Ark in Sanskrit means “to be bright,” applied to stars or anything bright. The Greeks translated ark into arkt(os), “a bear”; hence Arctuʹrus (the Bear stars), and Arctic region, the region where the north star is found.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Archeus
Archilochian Bitterness
Archimage
Archimago [Hypocrisy]
Archimedes Principle
Archimedes Screw
Architect of his own Fortune
Archontics
Arcite
Arcos Barbs
Arctic Region
Arden (Enoch)
Area-sneak
Areopagus
Aretine
Aretinian Syllables
Argan
Argand Lamp
Argante
Argantes
Argenis