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  • n. Plural form of terai.


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  • Like nearly all Europeans in East Africa, the group wore a “bush kit” of khaki clothing and “double terais”—two felt hats stacked on top of each other with a layer of red flannel sewn in between, to protect them from the sun’s actinic ultraviolet rays, which supposedly damaged the brain and nervous system.

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