from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A low weed, Bergia ammannioides of the Elati-nacejæ, found in rice-fields and marshy grounds in the tropical Old World. The name alludes to a supposed acridity.
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For instance, if we were doing a fire offering ceremony at the conclusion of a meditation retreat, it would be most favorable to choose an hour during a double fire period, which would enhance the fire, rather than a water-fire period which would douse the flames.
Savannas of northern South America: A steady state regulated by water-fire interactions on a background of low nutrient availability.
The water-fire fountain, designed by WET Designs, a California company that also designed the fountains at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, is at the top of Bridge Street in Vail Village.
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