- n. Plural form of poppy.
“A handful of poppies from a field in Banyuls dels Aspres, in southern France (pres de Perpignan).”
“The speed with which farmers are turning to poppies is confirmed by the Iraqi news agency al-Malaf Press, which says that opium is now being produced around the towns of Khalis, Sa'adiya, Dain'ya and south of Baladruz, pointing out that these are all areas where al-Qa'ida is strong ....”
“We bought numerous garlands of roses and poppies from the Indian children, both here and at Santa Anita, a little village where we landed, and as we returned towards evening we were amused by the singing and dancing of the Indians.”
“The first poppies came, orange-yellow and golden in the standing grain, and we went about gleefully, as though drunken with their wine, and told each other that the poppies were there.”
“But the poppies are here to-day," she said, glaring carnivorously upon their glow and splendor.”
“The orange of the poppies is a difficult one to include in a pleasing color scheme, for most other flowers that bloom at the same time here are pinks and reds.”
“They made an equally grievous error in Afghanistan by assuming that it would be easy to replace the cultivation of opium poppies, which is a 3 billion dollar a year business (and last year accounted for one-third of Afghanistans GDP).”
“They made an equally grievous error in Afghanistan by assuming that it would be easy to replace the cultivation of opium poppies, which is a 3 billion dollar a year business (and last year accounted for one-third of Afghanistan's GDP).”
“Some of the poppies are a deep orange-color, while others are a pale yellow.”
“The poppies were a larger sort than those in the wheatfields, and of a very glorious crimson.”
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