Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Pycnonotidae — a single passerine species Malia grata, found in Sulawesi.
  • proper n. A female given name derived from Hawaiian Malia.

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Examples

  • They should just pass on the whole dog thing, if Malia is allergic.

    Doggone It, Just Get the Puppy Already - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Malia is becoming an Episcopal priest, next Spring - there were more clerical collars in the assembly of this wedding than any I've been to before.

    Wedding in Boston

  • Malia is the first one to change [the channel] if something suddenly comes on that she thinks is inappropriate.

    Obama Talks About His Girls - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • May the name Malia — Hawaiian for Mary, of course — ring warmly through the rooms and corridors of your new residence as it does in many island homes — “Malia, finish your homework” — and leave its mana.

    Archive 2009-01-18

  • Silly Salindi, a female Sudanese spirit also known as Malia Mackay, set down a fuller set of rules: no smoking or drinking, and sex only when allowed.

    The Gun

  • Malia, which is how Obama's daughter spells it, came in at No. 192, rising 153 spots.

    WSOCTV.com - Local News

  • Maliyah moved up 342 spots, to No. 296, while Malia, which is how Obama's daughter spells it, came in at No. 192, rising 153 spots.

    The Seattle Times

  • Malia, which is how President Obama's daughter spells it, came in at No. 192, rising 153 spots.

    Booker Rising

  • You can call Malia and Sasha's mom a baby mama and terrorist, but a little out of wedlock, abstinence-education clearly failing pregnancy?

    The Angry Black Woman

  • "Malia" still made the cut in being one of the top ten girls names to increase in prevalence over the year.

    Malia Obama: First Daughter's Name Surges In Popularity In 2009

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