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Carrae or Carrhae , ārum, f.,
I.a city of Mesopotamia, the Charan or Haran of the Scriptures (Gen. 11, 31), where Crassus was defeated by the Parthians, Plin. 5, 24, 21, § 86; Val. Max. 1, 6, 11; Luc. 1, 105; Flor. 3, 11, 8; Spart. Carac. 6, 6.
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