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rum

(rŭm),
A spirit distilled from the fermented juice of sugar cane.

rum

a spirit distilled from fermented products of sugar cane, including molasses. It may contain up to 60% of ethyl alcohol by volume.

rum

[origin obscure]
1. An alcoholic beverage prepared from fermented sugar cane juice.
2. Colloquially, any alcoholic beverage.
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Community bunkhouse manager Jed Cossar said: "Thanks to a huge amount of hard work by directors and staff of the Isle of Rum Community Trust, Rum Enterprise and other community members pulling together, the vision of a communityrun bunkhouse has come to fruition.
On the Isle of Rum, stags go head–to–head in a deadly and unrelenting fight for the right to mate with the hinds.
COASTGUARDS have rescued a walker who collapsed on the Isle of Rum.
Professor Robin Dunbar said: "As temperatures have climbed over the last half-century, we've seen the numbers of goats on the Isle of Rum increasing.
Applications are handled by the Isle of Rum Community Trust.
Mallaig Lifeboat waited by a 45ft converted fishing boat for nearly six hours after it ran aground on rocks on the Isle of Rum in the Inner Hebrides.
The Accies defender was officially credited with the goal but whoever made that decision should quit the game immediately and become a crofter on the Isle of Rum.