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
Bingham['biŋən]
AnnikaAHN-nee-kah (Swedish, Dutch, Finnish), AH-nee-kah (German), AN-i-kə (English), AHN-i-kə (English)Swedish, Dutch, Finnish, German, English (Modern)
GÉZa-Hungarian
Phirun-Khmer
Brigida-Italian, Spanish
Rupert['ru:pət]