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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A mountain range of southwest Kyrgyzstan. A western branch of the Tien Shan, it extends about 322 km (200 mi) west from the Chinese border and rises to 5,880.4 m (19,280 ft).

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  • February 13th, 2010 February 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Vikram Kumar's debut directorial 'Alai' drenched him with pathetic results and nearly after 5 long years; the filmmaker came up with a magnificent thriller 'Yaavarum Nalam'.

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  • February 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Vikram Kumar's debut directorial 'Alai' drenched him with pathetic results and nearly after 5 long years; the filmmaker came up with a magnificent thriller 'Yaavarum Nalam'.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • September 3rd, 2010 more imagesSeptember 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Vikram Kumar's debut directorial 'Alai' starring Simbhu and Trisha in lead roles didn't yield him favorable results.

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  • Recently retired Gen. Hossein Alai, founder of the Revolutionary Guard Navy and its commander during the Iran-Iraq War, wrote an article for Tehran's Ettelaat newspaper that implicitly compared the situation in Iran today with the year prior to the revolution.

    It's Time to Bypass Iran's 'Supreme Leader'

  • After Gen. Alai was attacked by the government-run media, some Revolutionary Guard commanders sent him an unsigned letter of support.

    It's Time to Bypass Iran's 'Supreme Leader'

  • Though my Brooklyn hometown is lousy with lovely craft beers such as Cigar City's mango-hinted Jai Alai IPA, Sixpoint's bracing Crisp lager and Firestone Walker's balanced, citrusy Union Jack IPA, there are hundreds of brews I'd sacrifice a pinkie to sip every day.

    Food Republic: 5 Craft Beers Worth Traveling For

  • They might want to watch the Top Gear American road trip that ends in New Orleans ... it began at the Miami Jai Alai stadium, which was about as dreary looking a place as it gets.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • As of just a few years ago, there was still a dilapidated sign down on Friscoville near the DAV and VFW halls that said "Jai Alai", still there from Arabi's heyday of gambling halls and a fronton.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • Ultimately, Connolly got an additional life sentence in a 2008 trial on state charges for fingering World Jai Alai president John Callahan as the informant and soon-to-be witness against Bulger in the murder of Roger Wheeler, the owner of a jai alai fronton.

    The Mob and Me

  • The Ferghana Valley is also protected from the hot Afghan air to the south by the Alai Gorge and the Pamir Mountains, and from the dry winds off the Mongolian deserts by the Alaykuu range.

    Wildwood

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