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  • n. semi-evergreen South American tree with odd-pinnate leaves and golden yellow flowers cultivated as an ornamental

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Examples

  • Widely known to the English reading public as the Tiger of Mysore, Tipu is here figured a year before his death as a dead tiger and his already hostage sons as captive tiger cubs.

    Through Colonial Spectacles: the Irish Vizier and the Female-Knight in James Cobb

  • He also has documentation related to Tipu, that is, books with photographs and a copy of the Treaty of Seringapatam that confirmed Mysore's surrender to the British.

    Zee News : India National

  • Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, the former President of India, in his Tipu Sultan Shaheed Memorial Lecture in Bangalore (30 November 1991), called Tipu Sultan the innovator of the worlds first war rocket.

    WN.com - Articles related to Ministry of Justice orders legal review of superinjunctions

  • Jammu: Top Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) commander Parbhat Shikari alias Tipu was working as a government school teacher in Poonch district as per an identity card recovered from him,

    Kashmir contemplating plan to develop dry, arid regions

  • Top Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) commander Parbhat Shikari alias Tipu was working as a government school teacher in Poonch district as per an identity card recovered from him, police said.

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  • The dead was identified as Tipu, 28, of Gaserdiara in Daulatpur upazila in the district.

    The Daily Star

  • This similarity between Indian and Irish heterosexuality is I believe crucial to the opera's image of coloniality, for the continuing presence of masculinized colonial women and subordinate colonial men is the defining distinction between colonized ethnicities and imperial English identity following the ejection of more threatening colonial others such as Tipu Sultan and Wolfe Tone.

    Through Colonial Spectacles: the Irish Vizier and the Female-Knight in James Cobb

  • Although the British eventually went on to defeat Tipu at the Battle of Seringapatam in 1799, Pollilur is remembered as one of the worst military defeats in British history, making Tipu, the tiger of Mysore, into a legend.

    Buying Islamic, Indian Art

  • At Bonhams sale Thursday, there will be a glittering offering in a fabulous gem-encrusted finial of a tiger's head from the golden throne of Tipu.

    Buying Islamic, Indian Art

  • Another highlight will be 24 preparatory paintings depicting the famous Battle of Pollilur in India in 1780 at which the British East India Co. army surrendered to Tipu Sultan and his father Hyder Ali.

    Buying Islamic, Indian Art

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