American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Riel, Louis 1844-1885. Canadian insurrectionist who organized the métis settlers of the Red River valley in a rebellion over their land rights (1869). After leading a similar uprising in Saskatchewan (1884-1885), he was captured and executed by Canadian authorities.
- n. the basic unit of money in Cambodia; equal to 100 sen
“Radio Riel is an internet radio station that started in Second Life.”
“Although long considered an enemy of the state, public opinion has changed in recent years and Riel is now respected for the role in played in bringing Manitoba into Confederation.”
“In the newsletter, Goldring calls Riel a "villain" who has blood on his hands from leading the Northwest and Red River rebellions.”
“Meanwhile, Irene and Gil fight to keep up appearances for their three children: fourteen-year-old genius Florian, who escapes his family's unravelling with joints and a stolen bottle of wine; Riel, their only daughter, an eleven-year-old feverishly planning to preserve her family, no matter what disaster strikes; and, sweet kindergartener Stoney, who was born, his parents come to realise, at the beginning of the end.”
“And while the percentage may seem small, Riel-Salvatore says it has to be understood in context.”
“Â¶ And that, says anthropologist Julien Riel-Salvatore, is precisely what they did: fashioning new hunting tools, targeting more-elusive prey and even wearing identifying ornaments and body painting.”
“But Riel-Salvatore, a professor at the University of Colorado at Denver writing in the Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, says that was not the case in southern Italy.”
“Because Neanderthal numbers were low to begin with, Riel-Salvatore said, it was easy for them and their genomes to seemingly disappear into the population of more-modern humans.”
“But while Adler argues strongly that late Neanderthals were more capable than traditionally believed, he is not convinced by Riel-Salvatore's scenario in Italy.”
“Els van Riel Stevie Wishart The musician, who studied with John Cage, has performed in venues as diverse as the Sydney Opera House, London's Wigmore Hall and underground warehouses in Brussels.”
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