Definitions

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  • n. The congenital absence of one or more limbs.

Etymologies

From privative a- and Ancient Greek μέλος (melos, "limb") and -ia (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Politics, same old shit amelia on this date in 1937, amelia earhart vanished from the sky. when we discussed that fact today, i was reminded that her navigator was a man. maybe he wouldn't ask for directions? i love joni's song, "amelia", and it has been in my head all day, appropriately. as usual, the lyrics are there to read if you so desire.

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  • amelia on this date in 1937, amelia earhart vanished from the sky. when we discussed that fact today, i was reminded that her navigator was a man. maybe he wouldn't ask for directions? i love joni's song, "amelia", and it has been in my head all day, appropriately. as usual, the lyrics are there to read if you so desire.

    amelia

  • Jen @ MaplenCornbread Jul 4 these are just too cute and fun!!! amelia Jul 4

    Red, White and Blue Chocolate Dipped Strawberries | Baking Bites

  • If you are between 13 and 18, or you know someone who is, please email me at this address: amelia. gentleman@guardian.co.uk

    Love and the Twilight generation

  • She will get my full appreciation if she bows out gracefully tonight. amelia

    Clinton says she's open to being VP

  • However, this lady must be tamed because she is a poison to Obama based on all what she said during her campaign amelia

    Obama's VP team raises 'a lot of names' on Capitol Hill

  • Obama doesn't take a strong stand on anything ..... he chooses to avoid voting on issues that require taking a strong stand. amelia

    Obama gets NARAL endorsement

  • Early leaders during this period included lillian wald, amelia greenwald, naomi deutsch, Blanche Pfefferkorn, and regina kaplan. rae landy and rose kaplan were the first American nurses in Palestine as hadassah was being established.

    Nursing in the United States.

  • She'll be tearing through amelia bedelia books in no time I'm sure (do they still have them?).

    Phonetic Awareness

  • Why not get someone who's actually invested in the story or atleast hasn't publicly dissed it, not just someone looking for a paycheck? katie i love twilight but it takes to long to read amelia if he didnt mean what he said, then why the hell did he even say it. profesional my ass. give the film to someone with a bit more passion!

    David Slade Responds to His Own Remarks About Twilight | /Film

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