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  • noun A light, knitted head scarf worn by women.


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  • france will make this into a movie, with the parents being albanian or something, if the name "nubia" means "black girl", their directors would KILL each other for the opportunity to make this film consider the 250 million francophone speakers in africa that outnumber france with 60 million for the "cult" notoriety. in fact, it's almost identical to "i stand alone".

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  • On mild summer evenings she would come down stairs with her head wrapped in a pink knitted "nubia," and stroll back and forth along the gravelled walk, her gaunt figure passing into the dusk of the cedar avenue and emerging like the erratic shadow of one of the sombre trees.

    The Voice of the People

  • And there, too, was Ellen Ember, wearing a white book muslin and a rosy "nubia" that had been her mother's; and Ellen's face was uplifted, and of pale distinction under the bronze glory of her hair, but all that evening she smiled and sang and wondered, in utter absence of the spirit.

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  • Her mother stood with her back turned toward the raw April wind as they talked, her old nubia tied loosely about her head and neck, and her hands red with the cold.

    The Wind Before the Dawn

  • He was attired in a red waist trimmed with beads, white tights, long, bright green, silk stockings tied with broad yellow ribbon garters, a big, double bow knot on the outside of each limb; a bright red nubia or neck comforter wound about his middle; no pumps, shoes or other covering on his feet.

    Watch Yourself Go By

  • Preparatory to ascending to the trapeze Alfred unwound the nubia from his waist, casting it on the ground.

    Watch Yourself Go By

  • They made a pretty picture descending the steep, -- the one with her wealth of floating curls turbaned in a snowy nubia, and her white dress set off by a crimson scarf; the other with a little Pamela hat placed coquettishly upon her brown braided tresses, and a magnificent Chinese shawl enveloping her slender figure.

    The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52

  • Symes shoved up the shade to see the lovely Pearline Starr, with her head tied in a nubia, fighting her way through his front gate.

    The Lady Doc

  • Then she came out of the blackness, the ends of a white nubia and a little shoulder cape snapping in the wind, her breath coming short in a sound that was a mixture of exhaustion and sobs.

    The Fighting Shepherdess


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