from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See Naja.
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- n. Kamarupan languages spoken in northeastern India and western Burma
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Naga is known in Japanese as yama-imo, a root vegetable with crisp white flesh and mild flavor notorious for oozing a mucous-like slime when sliced, as okra does.
The bishop resided in Nueva Cáceres, in the province of Camarines, which was founded by the governor Francisco de Sande; but no other trace of that city has remained than the Indian village called Naga, which is the capital of the province and where the see is also located.
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We got to the island around ten at night and found a cheap little place to stay right near the beach called Naga, which is after a Thai legend of the Naga serpent.
Echidnæ) who guard the earth-treasures in Naga-land.
Saturday the Buddha is seated under a Naga, which is a seven headed serpent, meditating.
Esther lives in a flat in a suburb with her sisters Mary and Renu; the latter grows plants, "aloe vera, spinach, and what Renu calls 'Naga coriander'", thereby investing Delhi with a "touch of Manipur".
The Mala is known also under the appellation of Haret el Naga, which is derived from the ancient name of Wady el Naga, given to this part of the valley of Mekka.
Tubers-occur in three recognized forms in Japan: thin cylindrical tubers often measuring I m in length, known as Naga-imo; a palmer form known as Icho-imo; and a globular form known as Tsukune-imo.
These hills are the backbone of Assam, and the Manipur ranges are a continuation of those known as the Naga Hills.
The chef is in the final stages of opening Moksa, a 200-seat pan-Asian small-plates restaurant in Central Square, with an on-site nightclub called Naga the name of the dragon-like monster seen thrashing about in Chinese New Year's parades.
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