What is rum?

  • (noun): A card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards.
    Synonyms: rummy
    See also — Additional definitions below


... or "Romans", in Arabic الرُّومُ ar-Rūm, Persian/Turkish Rum, from Middle Persian Hrom) is a generic term used at different times ...

Some articles on rum:

Rum, Tyrol
... Rum is a market town (since 1987) located in Tyrol, Austria, on the eastern border of Innsbruck in the administrative district of Innsbruck-Land ... The Hoch-Rum (Upper Rum) neighbourhood above the old centre of the town was an earlier development and includes a private clinic ... Today Rum is functionally part of Innsbruck, sharing its municipal services and transportation network, but efforts to incorporate it into the city have so far been unsuccessful ...
Lysakerelven - History - Fossum Jernverk
... were established here around 1780 by Conrad Clausen, the owner of Bærum Jernverk (Bærum Ironworks) ... The forge was situated on the Bærum side and measured 30 by 19 Norwegian ells (about 18 meters by 12 meters) ...
rum KK
... Bærum Kajakklubb is a sports club from Bærum, Norway ... shared the locality with the rowing club Bærum RK since 1972 ...
Spodi - Variations - Rum Punches
... There are several rum-based punches Planter's Punch, Bajan Rum Punch, Caribbean Rum Punch, and others ... The two most historical rum punches are the Planter's Punch and Bajan Rum Punch ... Bajan (Barbadian) Rum Punch is one of the oldest rum punches and has a simple recipe enshrined in a national rhyme "One of Sour, Two of Sweet, Three of Strong, Four ...
Siboney (rum) - History
... Siboney was a rum that appears to have been introduced in the United States around the 1930s ... The idea behind the rum was to bring in a Cuban rum-master named Señor Alvare to produce a Cuban style rum in the US with Cuban ingredients and knowledge ...

More definitions of "rum":

  • (noun): Distilled from fermented molasses.

Famous quotes containing the word rum:

    Yes the Rum Tum Tugger is a Curious Cat—
    And there isn’t any call for me to shout it:
    For he will do
    As he do do
    And there’s no doing anything about it!
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    There’s nought, no doubt, so much the spirit calms
    As rum and true religion.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)