American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of northeast Sudan on the Red Sea northeast of Khartoum. It was established after 1905 as a railroad terminus. Population: 459,000.
“This great-looking tote, designed by 20-year-old cancer survivor Yali Derman, is intended to symbolize "how patients carry on even in the face of medical baggage" -- and it does so with aplomb.”
“If the medium is the message, we'll take Yali's "Carry On" any day.”
“The farther you bike, the better the workout, which matters to 48-year-old Yali Fu.”
“Defender Li Jie headed in a cross in the 21st, and Liu Yali scored from inside the box 2 minutes before half time.”
“But there are other reasons, too - like Yali-Marie Williams for instance.”
“Her flagship program, The Oprah Winfrey Show, is apparently watched by everybody on the planet but for a few members of the Yali tribe in Western New Guinea.”
“During the 1980s and 1990s they visited, photographed and wrote various articles on their tribal experiences in remote areas of Bali, the Venezuela Amazon, the Brazilian Amazon, and with the Asmat, Dani and Yali tribes of Irian Jaya,”
“In addition, the Yali columns (pillar with charging horse), balustrades (parapets) and ornate pillared manatapa are their unique contribution.”
“I then use the exchange section as a way of critiquing Diamond by introducing the difference between gifts and commodities (pointing out that Yali may have been more concerned with how his worth as a human being was perceived by Europeans rather than the worth of the cargo itself).”
“This was prompted by an encounter with a Papuan named Yali who asked why the Westerners had so much "cargo" - a term they use for commodities.”
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