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 for Rand
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rand \Rand\ (r[a^]nd), n. [AS. rand, rond; akin to D., Dan.,
     Sw., & G. rand, Icel. r["o]nd, and probably to E. rind.]
     1. A border; edge; margin. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A long, fleshy piece, as of beef, cut from the flank or
        leg; a sort of steak. --Beau. & Fl.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A thin inner sole for a shoe; also, a leveling slip of
        leather applied to the sole before attaching the heel.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rand \Rand\ (r[a^]nd), n. [D.] (D. pron. r[.a]nt)
     Rim; edge; border. [South Africa]
  
     2. The monetary unit of the Union of South Africa.
        [PJC]
  
     The Rand, a rocky gold-bearing ridge in South Africa, about
        thirty miles long, on which Johannesburg is situated;
        also, the gold-mining district including this ridge.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rand \Rand\, v. i. [See Rant.]
     To rant; to storm. [Obs.]
     [1913 Webster]
  
           I wept, . . . and raved, and randed, and railed. --J.
                                                    Webster.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  rand
      n 1: the basic unit of money in South Africa; equal to 100 cents
      2: United States writer (born in Russia) noted for her polemical
         novels and political conservativism (1905-1982) [syn: Rand,
         Ayn Rand]
      3: a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern
         South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and
         manganese [syn: Witwatersrand, Rand, Reef]

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  RAND
         Rural Area Network Design
         

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