Barrow may refer to:

* a cart or flat rectangular tray with handles at each end; for example, a wheelbarrow
* a tumulus, a large mound of earth or stone placed over a burial site
* a castrated pig


United Kingdom

* Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, a large industrial town and port
** Barrow Island (England), an island in Barrow-in-Furness, one of the Islands of Furness
** Barrow-in-Furness (borough), a district of South Cumbria
* Barrow, Cheshire
* Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire
* Barrow upon Humber, Lincolnshire
* Barrow upon Trent, Derbyshire
* Barrow, Suffolk
* Barrow, Shropshire
* Barrow, Rutland
* Barrow, Somerset
* Barrow, Suffolk
* Barrow, Gloucestershire
* Barrow, Clitheroe, Lancashire
* Barrow (Lake District), a fell in the county of Cumbria


* Barrow Harbour, a tidal inlet off Tralee Bay, County Kerry
* River Barrow, a river, one of the Three Sisters

United States

* Barrow, Alaska, a city in North Slope Borough
** Point Barrow, a headland 9 miles northeast of the town of Barrow, the northernmost point of the United States
* Barrow, Illinois, an unincorporated community in Greene County


* Barrow Creek, Northern Territory, a town in the Northern Territory
* Barrow Island (Western Australia), an island off the coast of Western Australia
* Barrow Island (Queensland), part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in Ninian Bay, Queensland


* Barrow Bay, Ontario
* Barrow Lane, Quidi Vidi, Newfoundland

The Moon

* Barrow (crater), a crater on the Moon, named after Isaac Barrow


* Bernard Barrow, former American actor
* Clyde Barrow, former American gangster, part of the Bonnie and Clyde crime duo
* Dean Barrow, Belizean politician
* Ed Barrow, former baseball executive
* Errol Barrow, former Barbados politician
* Henry Barrowe, 16th Century English Puritan and separatist
* Isaac Barrow, 17th Century English divine, scholar and mathematician
* Isaac Barrow (bishop), Bishop of Sodor and Man and of St Asaph; Governor of the Isle of Man
* Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet, 19th Century English statesman
* John Barrow (U.S. politician), American politician
* John D. Barrow, English theoretical physicist
* Joseph Louis Barrow, former heavyweight boxing champion, better known simply as Joe Louis
* Middleton P. Barrow, Senator from Georgia
* Nita Barrow, former Barbados nurse and humanitarian activist
* Robert Barrow, American general, 27th Commandant of the US Marine Corps
* Steve Barrow, reggae historian
* Thomas Barrow, former Canadian politician
* Tony Barrow, English public relations man for The Beatles


* "Mary Barrow", a schooner beached at Porthminster in 1908.


* Barrow A.F.C., an English football (soccer) team based in the town of Barrow-in-Furness
* Barrow Raiders, a British rugby league team from Barrow-in-Furness


*Barrow-wight, a wraith-like creature in J. R. R. Tolkien's world of Middle-earth

ee also

* Barrow Hill

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  • Barrow — ist der Name folgender Orte in Großbritannien: Barrow in Furness, Cumbria Barrow (Gloucestershire) Barrow (Highland), Highland Barrow (Lancashire) Barrow (Rotherham) Barrow (Rutland) Barrow (Shropshire) Barrow (Somerset) Barrow (Suffolk) Barrow… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • BARROW (I.) — BARROW ISAAC (1630 1677) Mathématicien et théologien anglais qui fut un des précurseurs du calcul infinitésimal. Ordonné ministre anglican en 1668, Isaac Barrow enseigna le grec à l’université de Cambridge (1660 1663) et fut nommé, en 1662,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • barrow — ● barrow nom masculin (anglais barrow, tumulus) Nom anglais des tumulus. ● barrow (homonymes) nom masculin (anglais barrow, tumulus) barreau nom masculin barrot nom masculin …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Barrow — Barrow, AK U.S. city in Alaska Population (2000): 4581 Housing Units (2000): 1620 Land area (2000): 18.396982 sq. miles (47.647963 sq. km) Water area (2000): 2.929036 sq. miles (7.586167 sq. km) Total area (2000): 21.326018 sq. miles (55.234130… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Barrow, AK — U.S. city in Alaska Population (2000): 4581 Housing Units (2000): 1620 Land area (2000): 18.396982 sq. miles (47.647963 sq. km) Water area (2000): 2.929036 sq. miles (7.586167 sq. km) Total area (2000): 21.326018 sq. miles (55.234130 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Barrow — er en flod i Irland. Barrow er 191 kilometer lang og udmunder i Atlanterhavet …   Danske encyklopædi

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  • barrow — barrow1 [bar′ō, ber′ō] n. [ME barwe < OE bearwe, basket, barrow < beran,BEAR1] 1. HANDBARROW 2. WHEELBARROW 3. Chiefly Brit. a small cart with two wheels, pushed by hand; pushcart barrow2 [bar′ō, ber′ō …   English World dictionary

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