Definitions

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  • n. A submergent coastal landform, often known as a drowned river valley

Etymologies

From Galician ría. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Núria is one of the nicest people in the blogosphere and her traditional Spanish recipes are mouth-wateringly good.

    Announcing the ENMAPYMMD Food Blog Awards

  • They 'lowed down ter M'ria's ez they dunno what he patterned arter.

    In the Tennessee mountains,

  • M'ria's quiltin ', ez this hyar' Vander Price hev kem ter be mighty difficult, sence he hev been so gin over ter pride in his oven an 'sech.

    In the Tennessee mountains,

  • M'ria's house ter the quiltin ', ez how in that sorter fight an' scrimmage they hed at the mill, las 'month, he war powerful ill-conducted.

    In the Tennessee mountains,

  • M'ria's quiltin 'ez one day Pete an' 'Vander hed a piece o' iron a-twixt 'em on the anvil, an '

    In the Tennessee mountains,

  • I hearn tell, when I war down ter M'ria's house ter the quiltin ', ez how in that sorter fight an' scrimmage they hed at the mill las 'month, he war powerful ill-conducted.

    The Wit of Women Fourth Edition

  • In due course, Aristotle would assert that theōria, meaning philosophical contemplation of the nature of things, is the best, most enjoyable activity there can be; hence it is God’s sole occupation and the central purpose of the best possible human life.

    Inertia, theōria, blogging

  • "They 'lowed down yander ter M'ria's house ez this hyar Evander Price hev kem ter be the headin'est, no' count critter in the kentry!

    In the Tennessee mountains,

  • M'ria's quiltin 'ez' Vander fairly tuk ter the woods with grief through other folks hevin 'made sech contraptions ez his'n, afore he war born. "

    In the Tennessee mountains,

  • Se não bastasse a crise, a estatal ainda passa por momentos de descobertas e investimentos mais ambiciosos, pois a natureza tem sido generosa com a matéria-prima no País.

    Global Voices in English » Brazil: Petroleum, elections and poverty matters

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  • An estuary. Air in reverse.

    November 2, 2007