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
Eindride-Norwegian
TammieTAM-eeEnglish
Ishvi-Biblical
Mckennamə-KEN-əEnglish (Modern)
Adelleə-DELEnglish
MithrasMITH-rəs (English)Persian Mythology (Hellenized)