a number of



a number of

A collection of persons or things; several. For example, A number of tours are available, or We've visited a number of times. This idiom often is modified by an adjective giving some idea of quantity, as in Only a small number are going. [1300s] Also see any number of.
See also: number, of

Common Names:

NameGenderPronouncedUsage
WilfredWIL-frədEnglish
ValentÍNa-Slovak
Malie-Hawaiian
Prasert-Thai
Bonaventurabo-nah-ven-TOO-rahItalian
Germogen-Russian