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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Alcidae.


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  • Got to get some Alca Setzer soon or I ` m gonna throw up …

    Beat 360° – 9/18/2009

  • But it is now renegotiating with two finalists, Samsung and Alca tel-Lucent, in the hopes that the companies will submit a lower bid now that they have a larger piece of the work, said one of the people familiar with the matter.

    Security Fears Kill Huawei Bid in U.S.

  • Dejean — who, in the middle of the Battle of Alca ñ iz in Spain, took a moment to dismount his steed and stab a beetle he had spotted next to a stream.

    When We First Undertook A Search for Life on Earth

  • " By the time he got around to describing his prize from Alca ñ iz years later, some other naturalist had already found the species, " Mr. Conniff writes.

    When We First Undertook A Search for Life on Earth

  • Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica), dovekie (little auk), razorbills (Alca torda), and black guillemots are legally hunted in Labrador.

    Management and conservation of marine mammals and seabirds in the Arctic

  • The Kvarken Archipelago is on an important migratory route and offers excellent breeding habitats for birds: There are important Baltic populations of black guillemot Cepphus grille (6,000 pairs, a quarter of the Baltic population) and razorbill Alca torda (1,000 pairs); also Caspian and Arctic terns Sterna caspia and S. paradisea, whitetailed eagle Haliaetus albicilla (35 pairs), osprey Pandion haliaetus andgreat scaup Aythya marila.

    Kvarken Archipelago High Coast, Finland and Sweden

  • Gnäggen Island Nature Reserve is particularly important for nesting guillemots Uria aalge and razorbills Alca torda.

    Kvarken Archipelago High Coast, Finland and Sweden

  • Christina Gianoulakis and Alca Gupta at McGill in Canada, using animals and humans with a genetic history of alcoholism, shed important light on the subject.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • As he listened to this story Samuel asked himself how his secret could be known, for he was ignorant that the Devil had borrowed the appearance of Brother Regimental, so as to trouble the hearts of the monks of Alca.

    Penguin Island

  • It had, for two hundred years, been a well-known song in the slums of Alca.

    Penguin Island


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