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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bruin  \Bru"in\,  n.  [D.  bruin  brown.  In  the  epic  poem  of 
  ``Reynard  the  Fox''  the  bear  is  so  called  from  his  color.  See 
  {Brown},  a.] 
  A  bear;  --  so  called  in  popular  tales  and  fables. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bruin 
  n  1:  a  conventional  name  for  a  bear  used  in  tales  following  usage 
  in  the  old  epic  "Reynard  the  Fox" 
  2:  large  ferocious  bear  of  Eurasia  [syn:  {brown  bear},  {Ursus 
  arctos}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Bruin,  PA  (borough,  FIPS  9528) 
  Location:  41.05510  N,  79.72733  W 
  Population  (1990):  646  (262  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  16022 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  BRUIN 
 
  Brown  University  Interactive  Language. 
 
  A  simple  interactive  language  with  {PL/I}-like  {syntax},  for 
  {IBM  360}. 
 
  ["Meeting  the  Computational  Requirements  of  the  University, 
  Brown  University  Interactive  Language",  R.G.  Munck,  Proc  24th 
  ACM  Conf,  1969]. 
 
  (1995-02-14) 
 
 




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