Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus or subgenus of deer; the fallow-deer. The common European species is Cervus dama, also known as Dama platyceros.
- n. This, the generic name for the European fallow-deer, Dama dama, or D. vulgaris, was for a short time used for the American deer generally placed in the genus Odocoileus of Rafinesque, which has precedence over Cariacus.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a genus of deer including the Eurasian fallow deer, Dama dama.
- n. fallow deer
“And it was known unto all the dwellers at Jerusalem; insomuch as that field is called, in their proper tongue, Acel'dama, that is to say, The field of blood.”
“Damian is said of dama, which is a beast humble and meek.”
“This animal, called in Hebrew yahmur, from a word meaning "to be red," is regarded by some as the common fallow-deer, the Cervus dama, which is said to be found very generally over Western and”
“He took me, in all probability, for one of those "gay gallants" so common in Naples, who, on finding at some public entertainment a "dama" to their taste, hurry her off, carefully cloaked and hooded, to a mysterious nook known only to themselves, where they can complete the romance of the evening entirely to their own satisfaction.”
“And I won't be called a 'dama' for any penny-a-liner living. ”
“Ni mande Dios lo quiera" con la esperanza que se caiga la pobre dama.”
“I can't wait until Levi's book come out .... talking about more of the dama Palin family.”
“Há registros de viagens emitidas para a Inglaterra, França, Grécia e Itália (país onde a primeira-dama Marisa Letícia e os filhos de Lula também têm nacionalidade reconhecida).”
“Lo que nunca dijeron, fue que esta dama de triste recordación se convirtió en la gran protectora de los grandes empresarios y oligarcas del país, privilegiando la recaudación de los impuestos indirectos – como el IVA o el ICE - y “olvidando” la recaudación de los impuestos directos como el Impuesto a la Renta.”
“Eventually, kabuki-like, the prima dama of modern Latin ballet in New York emerges.”
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