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

  • n. A decoration awarded by the U.S. Navy for exceptional heroism in action.

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  • Japanese "Pheng" and "Kirni"; the "wise and ancient Bird" which sits upon the ash-tree yggdrasil, and the dragons, griffins, basilisks, etc. of the Middle Ages.

    Arabian nights. English

  • "Tensions there suggest that we should be quite worried about what's happening," Permanent Secretary for MTI Ow Foong Pheng said at a briefing following the release of the gross domestic product numbers.

    Singapore GDP Contraction Revised Down

  • Pheng Cheah, for his part, offers this skeptical account: The world is undoubtedly interconnected, and transnational mobility is clearly on the rise.

    Introduction

  • Consider how Pheng Cheah expresses his skepticism about the Public Culture version of cosmopolitanism: "The globality of the everyday," he writes, "does not necessarily engender an existing popular global consciousness" (31).

    Introduction

  • Chinese; the Japanese “Pheng” and “Kirni”; the “wise and ancient Bird” which sits upon the ash-tree yggdrasil, and the dragons, griffins, basilisks, etc. of the Middle Ages.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The four, charged with dealing in counterfeit goods, were Man Pheng Ma, 53, of New York, N.Y.

    All Stories

  • Pheng is worried "if the trend is not checked, the Chinese will one day become a minority group in the country".

    My Sinchew -

  • When Sgt. James Melton went to grab the baby, he was shot in the arm by Meister, who eventually killed Pheng before turning the gun on himself, according to police.

    Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlines

  • -- Gregory Jusdanis, Research in African Literatures "Pheng Cheah traces a constellation of concepts ... with confidence" --

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  • Pheng buzzed up: Somali pirates attack French military flagship

    Yahoo! News: Top Stories

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