Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mother-of-pearl shell found about the Philippine Islands and in adjacent waters.
  • n. In Kamerun, the fruit of Buchholzia coriacea, a shrub of the caper family. It is green in color, about the size of a walnut, and is used as a medicine for colds.

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  • Semu-Banda is an award-winning journalist whose stories focus on marginalized groups and individuals, and on social problems including child labor and exploitation, inequality, and human rights abuses.

    Global Voices in English » Malawi: Blogger wins BlogHer International Activist Award

  • Check the stories out - Granny Banda is another favourite of mine.

    January 2009

  • A celebration to mark the first peace agreement between the separatist Free Aceh Movement and the Indonesian government in Banda Aceh, August 2006.

    Martti Ahtisaari - Photo Gallery

  • For a more academic look at what's going on in Banda, check out the detailed explanation in Wikipedia.

    A quick question about banda music

  • Banda is the father of Metal? ..... now you're "tomando mi pelo".

    A quick question about banda music

  • The position in the Moluccas had for some years been one of continual bickering and strife; the chief scene being in the little group known as the Banda islands.

    History of Holland

  • Besides three large islands, there are several others, which form what are known as the Banda group.

    In the Eastern Seas

  • There the captain persuaded the governor to let him have about twenty artillery-men and a lot of scaling-ladders; and having learned something more about the chief place in Banda, called Banda-Neira, he kept to the resolution he had all along in his mind, to try and get possession of it.

    Old Jack

  • J. and S. - storia criminale del far west (1972) ... aka Banda J. & S. - cronaca criminale del far-west, La

    Home Theater Forum

  • Police called Banda out of the house with a loud speaker.

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