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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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And the helicopter was scrambled again late on Monday night after the 150ft French trawler Jack Abry II crashed into rocks on the isle of Rum.
Kinloch Castle on the Isle of Rum needs a visitor services manager and a catering boss.
He has asked for planning permission to create seven luxury apartments in Kinloch Castle on the Isle of Rum, in the Inner Hebrides.
No, the bird-loving presenter hasn't turned to drink, he's heading up this season's nature watch, which includes a live link from Isle of Rum in western Scotland.
Kinloch Castle, once home to multi-millionaire George Bullough, was built as a summer palace on the Isle of Rum in 1897.
Residents on the Isle of Rum in the Hebrides were puzzled when they started finding the grisly remains of Manx shearwater chicks.
Howlin House, which has magnificent views over Laig Bay and the neighbouring isle of Rum, is one of the most historic buildings on Eigg.
Producers of BBC wildlife series Autumnwatch used thermal cameras to capture footage of rutting on the Isle of Rum, in which stags lock antlers with each other for mating dominance.