Bruin is another name for a brown bear ("Ursus arctos"), or for any bear, usually poetically or archaically. Bruin may also refer to:
*Bruin, Pennsylvania, United States
*Brown University Interactive Language, for the IBM System/360
*"Rasmus Klump" or "Bruin", a Danish comic strip series created in 1951

In Professional sports:
* Boston Bruins, National Hockey League
* Providence Bruins, American Hockey League
* Chilliwack Bruins, Western Hockey League

In Collegiate sports:
* Belmont University
* Bellevue University
* Bethany University
* George Fox University
* Salt Lake Community College
* UCLA Bruins, University of California, Los Angeles

In High School sports:
* Baldwin High School (New York), New York
* Ballard High School (Louisville), Kentucky
* Bartlesville High School (Bartlesville), Oklahoma
* Bayshore High School (Bradenton), Florida
* Bear Creek High School, Stockton, California
* Bear River High School, Grass Valley, California
* Bethel High School (Hampton, Virginia)
* Blackford High School (Hartford City, Indiana)
* Blacksburg High School Blacksburg, Virginia
* Bloomington High School Bloomington, California
* Branham High School, San Jose, California
* Briggs High School, Columbus, Ohio
* Broadneck High School, Annapolis, Maryland
* Brooke High School, Wellsburg, West Virginia
* Brunswick School, Greenwich, Connecticut
* Camden County High School, Camden, North Carolina
* Capital High School, Helena, Montana
* Cascade High School, Everett, Washington
* Central Hardin High School, Cecilia, Kentucky
* Cherry Creek High School, Greenwood Village, Colorado
* Hopi Junior/Senior High School, Keams Canyon, Arizona
* Lancaster High School, South Carolina
* Lake Braddock Secondary School, Burke, Virginia
* Mountain View High School (Utah)
* North Bergen High School, New Jersey
* Northrop High School, Fort Wayne, Indiana
* Northwest Whitfield High School, Tunnel Hill, Georgia
* Padua Franciscan High School, Parma, Ohio
* Ponderosa High School, Shingle Springs, California
* Pulaski Academy, Little Rock, Arkansas
* Rock Bridge High School, Columbia, Missouri
* Sam Barlow High School, Gresham, Oregon
* Santa Clara High School, California
* Saint Bede Academy, Peru, Illinois
* Saint Joseph Catholic School, Madison, Mississippi
* St. Patrick-St. Vincent High School, Vallejo, California
* Trevor G. Browne High School, Phoenix, Arizona
* Twin Falls High School, Idaho
* Western Branch High School, Chesapeake, Virginia
* West Brook Senior High School, Beaumont, Texas
* Forest Park High School (Prince William County, Virginia)
* Woodrow Wilson Classical High School, Long Beach, California

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  • Bruin — Bruin, PA U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 534 Housing Units (2000): 228 Land area (2000): 1.729403 sq. miles (4.479132 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.729403 sq. miles (4.479132 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bruin, PA — U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 534 Housing Units (2000): 228 Land area (2000): 1.729403 sq. miles (4.479132 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.729403 sq. miles (4.479132 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • bruin — ru in, n. [D. bruin brown. In the epic poem of Reynard the Fox the bear is so called from his color. See {Brown}, a.] A bear; so called in popular tales and fables. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bruin — bear, late 15c., from M.Du. Bruin, name of the bear in Reynard the Fox fables; lit. brown; cognate with O.E. brun (see BROWN (Cf. brown)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Bruin — [bro͞o′in] n. [Du, brown] 1. the bear in the medieval beast epic Reynard the Fox 2. [also b ] a name for any bear in fable and folklore …   English World dictionary

  • Bruin — This most interesting surname, while ultimately of Old German origin, is a Dutch name cognate with the Old High German brun , which gave rise to the Old French and Olde English brun , brown, found as bruin in the Dutch language, where it also… …   Surnames reference

  • Bruin — The bear went over the mountain to see what was bruin …   English expressions

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  • bruin — noun Etymology: Middle Dutch, name of the bear in Reynard the Fox Date: 15th century bear 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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