Definitions

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  • n. English essayist (1775-1834)

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Examples

  • ELIA: (Spanish spoken) BRADY: Elia says by the time they arrived in Denver, the boy had a rash.

    Fearing Ariz. Law, Illegal Immigrants Head To Colo.

  • Twenty-five essays that he contributed to the LONDON MAGAZINE over the signature of Elia were reprinted in a book, the _Essays of Elia_, and established Lamb's reputation as one of the great masters of English.

    Modern English Books of Power

  • Two years later, however, Matthau landed a key supporting role in Elia Kazan's "A Face In The Crowd", a high profile feature that got him noticed.

    John Farr: Missing Mr. Matthau

  • He started out acting in the thirties under his nickname Elia “Gadget” Kazan (friends called him “Gadge”), then switched to directing both plays and films.

    John Farr: The Centennial of Elia Kazan

  • Elia is a fantastic cook, even by the standards of my own mom.

    Trip report: Morelia, Michoacan

  • In researching the name Elia, I was excited to find out the meaning was "Yahweh is my God," the same as the definition for Elijah, the name of a prophet who left earth in a chariot and never died.

    Progressive U - The new media voice for students

  • Father Elia was the head man of the company of blind singers, who always collected there.

    The Miracles of Antichrist: A Novel

  • Were our numerous "weems," or underground houses, really used as human abodes, and were they actually so very dark, that when one of the inmates ventured on a joke, he was obliged -- as suggested by "Elia" -- to handle his neighbour's cheek to feel if there was any resulting smile playing upon it?

    Archaeological Essays, Vol. 1

  • That character, credited simply as E.S. though he's called Elia in the film, is a semiautobiographical version of the director; he speaks no words during his time onscreen, and his silence lends the character a kind of invisibility that seems meant as an analogy to his view of the Arab presence in Israel.

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  • Such helmet does not yet   exist, but if it did, the letter states, it would be "as comfortable, low-profile, and easy-to-fit" as is the women's Elia, which is shown.

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