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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A handsome West Indian shrub or small tree, Ixora ferrea, belonging to the natural order Rubiace√¶, having oblong, pointed leaves and axillary corymbs of rose-colored flowers. See Ixora.

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  • On the way back, sections of trail seem almost like tunnels, where you walk through thick vegetation and under a hardwood-tree canopy.

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