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Aru and ARU may refer to:

Aru
  • Aru Islands, a group of islands in the Moluccas
  • Sultanate of Deli (also known as Aru), an early Islamic polity in northeast Sumatra
  • Aru, Democratic Republic of Congo, a town in Ituri province
  • Aru, Harju County, village in Kuusalu Parish, Harju County, Estonia
  • Aru, Saare County, village in Leisi Parish, Saare County, Estonia
  • Aru, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, village in Gachsaran County, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, Iran
  • Aru, Basht, village in Basht County, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, Iran
  • Aru, Damavand, village in Damavand County, Tehran Province, Iran
  • Aru, Firuzkuh, village in Firuzkuh County, Tehran Province, Iran
  • Aru, Jammu and Kashmir, village in India
  • Fabio Aru, an Italian cyclist
ARU
  • Alpha Rho Upsilon, a defunct fraternity in the United States
  • American Railway Union, an industrial union in the United States
  • Anglia Ruskin University, a university in England
  • Aquarium Rescue Unit, an American jazz-rock band
  • Ara├žatuba Airport, IATA airport code
  • Ardhi University, a Tanzanian public university
  • Armed Response Unit, a special unit in the British police force
  • Army Rugby Union, organisational body for rugby union in the British Army
  • The National Rail code for Arundel railway station, a railway station in England
  • Australian Rugby Union, governing body for rugby union in Australia
  • Interactive voice response (also Audio or Automated response unit), a telecommunications device
  • Autonomous Recording Unit, an audio recording device

Usage examples of "aru".

But Ozma of Oz, who rules everyone in the Land of Oz, had made a decree that no one should practice magic in her dominions except Glinda the Good and the Wizard of Oz, and when Glinda sent this royal command to the Hyups by means of a strong-winged Eagle, old Bini Aru at once stopped performing magical arts.

All beasts and birds can talk in the Land of Oz, so when the cow was no longer hungry, it would say: "I want to be Bini Aru again: Pyrzqxgl!

He decided not to use it again, since Ozma had forbidden him to do so, but he reflected that Ozma was a girl and some time might change her mind and allow her subjects to practice magic, in which case Bini Aru could again transform himself and others at will,--unless, of course, he forgot how to pronounce Pyrzqxgl in the meantime.

No one paid any attention to Kiki Aru, because he didn't amount to anything, anyway.

So the festival did not make him any happier than other days, and this time he told Bini Aru and Mopsi Aru that he would not go.

Kiki Aru felt sick and faint by the time he reached good land again, for he could not quite escape the effects of the poisons.

Also he thought a bed would be more comfortable than a tree-top for sleeping, so he hopped to the ground and said: "I want to become Kiki Aru again--Pyrzqxgl!

But up to the time when the cruel and crafty Nome, Ruggedo, conspired with Kiki Aru, the Hyup, all such attempts had failed.

On the ground beneath him squatted Bru the Bear, Loo the Unicorn, and Rango the Gray Ape, the King's three Counselors, and in front of them stood the two strange beasts who had called themselves Li-Mon-Eags, but were really the transformations of Ruggedo the Nome, and Kiki Aru the Hyup.

Kiki Aru, the Hyup boy, was no wizard or magician at all, and could do nothing unusual except to use the Magic Word he had stolen from his father on Mount Munch.

So, having made sure the Wizard's black bag was not in the clearing, the Goose wandered away through the trees when the others were not looking, and when out of their hearing, he began calling, "Kiki Aru!

However, the Wizard, who was used to magic arts, remained calm and soon remembered exactly how Kiki Aru had pronounced the word.

Then he added Runnik and Pren because they were among the senior members of the two ancient Haruchai clans, the Ho-aru and Nimishi, that in the mountain fastnesses of their home had warred together for generations until the Bond which had united them.

They came promptly, though without any appearance of hurry, for the word of Mhoram's vision had gone out ahead of Korik's summons: they had heard it in the mental talk of the Haruchai, in the orders of the Lords, in the altered and quickened beat of Revelstone's rhythms.

The Bloodguard answered in the words of the ancient Haruchai Vow: - Ha-man rual tayba-sah carab ko-eeal neeta par raoul.