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
Remediosre-ME-dyosSpanish
Mona (1)MO-nə (English)Irish, English
Chetan-Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada
Diksha-Indian, Hindi
Haf-Welsh
HarperHAHR-pərEnglish