• enPR: bärn, IPA: /bɑɹn/
    • (AU, Boston) IPA: [baːn]
    • (New York) IPA: [bɒən]
    • (New Zealand) IPA: [bɐːn]
    • (RP) IPA: [bɑːn]
    • (GA) IPA: [bɑɹn]

barn (plural barns)

  1. (agriculture) A building, often found on a farm, used for storage or keeping animals such as cattle.
  2. (nuclear physics) A unit of surface area equal to 10−28 square metres.
  3. (informal, basketball, ice hockey) An arena.
    Maple Leaf Gardens was a grand old barn.
Translations Translations
  • French: barn
  • German: barn
  • Italian: barn
  • Portuguese: barn
  • Russian: барн
  • Spanish: barn

barn (barns, present participle barning; past and past participle barned)

  1. (transitive) To lay up in a barn.

barn (plural barns)

  1. (dialect, parts of Northern England) A child.

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