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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Trochilidae.

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Examples

  • Thursday's program even featured a premiere: "Atthis," a half-hour piece for string quartet, double bass, clarinet, bassoon and French horn, spun off from an earlier monodrama for soprano and ensemble based on love poetry by Sappho.

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  • The Argento Chamber Ensemble performed Georg Friedrich Haas's new "Atthis" on Thursday at the Austrian Cultural Forum.

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  • And just one month before the Stonewall riots in 1969, Maxine penned the first out lesbian song, "Angry Atthis," as a reaction to the treatment of queers.

    We Remember - Maxine Feldman, 1945 - 2007

  • Atthis time of year in this part of the world, the Major League Baseball season is drawing to a close.

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  • Maximus of Tyre (Dissert. xxiv.) declares that the Eros of Sappho was Socratic and that Gyrinna and Atthis were as

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Atthis time of year in this part of the world, the Major League Baseball season is drawing to a close.

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  • Atthis time of year in this part of the world, the Major League Baseball season is drawing to a close.

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  • Longinus eulogises the (a term applied only to carnal love) of the far-famed Ode to Atthis: —

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • There are more than 252 species of birds, 40% of which are migratory, including 12 migratory ducks and approximately 36 endemic birds including the bumblebee hummingbird, (Atthis heloisa) and the Mexican woodnymph (Thalurania ridgwayi).

    Marismas Nacionales-San Blas mangroves

  • Atthis momenta man rushed from the Tatar lines as if he were a prisoner escaping, and he dashed into the middle of the Polish troops, shouting in good Polish:

    Poland

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