Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The turmeric, Curcuma longa. See turmeric, 1, and Curcuma, 2.
“The name Rea Silvia is ancient, but Rea is only a surname: _rea femmina_ often occurs in Boccaccio, and is used to this day in Tuscany to designate a woman whose reputation is blighted; a priestess Rea is described by Vergil as having been overpowered by Hercules.”
“Take a walk for ten years in Rea Dol's shoes and you might learn something about the imperialist attitude of NGOs in Haiti.”
“Rea is only one, but she was and is still on a deeply personal mission to repair that fabric as director of SOPUDEP (Society of Providence United for the Economic Development of Petionville), whose membership actively participates in the National Literacy Project.”
“In addition to Pappa's murder, Rea is charged with gambling, extortion, and a 1992 murder conspiracy involving a victim identified only as John Doe #1.”
“Steven Rea is good in that “I’m Steven Rea playing a hang-dog kinda character that you instantly trust and like” sort of way.”
“Why do you call Rea by that name, Uncle George? "and”
“Maria is pronounced _Mahrea_ in Italy; so that was the way she came to be called Rea for shortness.”
“People have called Rea asking if he knows the location of the Holy Grail, a cup Jesus is said to have used during the Last Supper.”
“More South Africans who usually use cars were exposed to quality public transport such as Rea”
“But Bart Rea, an Audubon member who had been monitoring the eagle killings, and his friend, another Audubon member, were out at the airfield one day and both men happened to notice someone working on a nearby helicopter.”
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