Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical genus of Nolidæ, founded by Leach in 1819, by him placed in Pyrales, by others referred to Bombyces. The fore wings are short, much widened behind, with moderately pointed tips and a slightly curved hind border; there are patches of raised scales below the costa, in variable number; the hind wings are short, rounded, and unmarked; nervures 3 and 4. 6 and 7 rise on long stalks, or 4 is wanting; and the male antennæ are strongly ciliated or pectinated. The larvæ are broad and flat, with 14 legs and hairy warts. It is a wide-spread genus, rather northern. N. sarghiella feeds on sorghum in the United states.
- n. A female given name.
- From Finola, from Irish Fionnghuala. In The U.S.A. also interpreted as a feminine form of Nolan. (Wiktionary)
“The type of voting that too often passes as "strategic" in Nola is more of a self-inflicted "mindfreak" than anything else.”
“Qnintilian is the firil author that makes ule of the term Nola; before him, Tint* as the e-mmon name; and in St. Jerome's time was the firft appearance of the word I ampana.”
“Nola is a story of how unforeseen events can have life changing consequences.”
“Miraculously, Nola is able to survive both the severe burns that she obtained during the car accident that threatened her life as well as the fury of the hurricane that tears her city of New Orleans apart shortly after she awakens in the hospital.”
“Paul Krugman is in Nola attending an economics conference.”
“A source close to The Mayor tells me that Nola is still crying.”
“And his work in Nola made him a must-watch for me.”
“» Blog Archive » “… his work in Nola made him a must-watch for me.” says:”
“: Here, via Nola, is a list of New Orleans bloggers.”
“The outright lies that the government has told, from claiming that no state of emergency was called, to the blatant ignoring of the pleading from the leaders in Nola, sicken me as much, if not more, than the manner with which he addresses the stricken.”
Looking for tweets for Nola.