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  • proper n. Any of various place names (see Wikipedia for places with this name).


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  • The others have to learn a lot, for example doctors, lawyers, mining engineers, not to speak of students at the College of Agriculture, for perhaps these last "hardly count" (that's the phrase Hella is always using); but all of them have to learn a great deal more than officers do; Hella never will admit that, and always begins to talk of the officers of the general staff; as if they allbelonged to the general staff!

    A Young Girl's Diary

  • (that's the phrase Hella is always using); but all of them have to learn

    A Young Girl's Diary

  • Holger Friedrichs, Client Relationship Manager at Dresdner Kleinwort / Commerzbank AG commented: "The strong interest shown by the banks to venture a Forward Start Facility for the first time with an automotive supplier demonstrates how highly the name Hella is rated.

    Automotive Headlines

  • He was helped into his ship, and made sail for Alrekstad, where his chief residence in those parts was; but had to stop at a smaller place of his (which had been his mother's, and where he himself was born) -- a place called Hella (the Flat Rock), still known as "Hakon's Hella," faint from loss of blood, and crushed down as he had never before felt.

    Early Kings of Norway

  • I call Helene "Hella," and she calls me "Rita;" Helene and Grete are so vulgar.

    A Young Girl's Diary

  • "Hella," and she calls me "Rita;" Helene and Grete are so vulgar.

    A Young Girl's Diary

  • Metair is the component arm of the Wesco group and produces brands such as Hella and Armstrong locally.

    IOL: News

  • Bands like Mogwai and Explosions in the Sky that continue to truck in the melodramatic bombast of '90s post-rock largely seem like relics, and groups that have managed to explore new territory in instrumental music with standard rock instrumentation, such as Hella, have done so by going down the modernist rabbit hole of technical virtuosity at the expense of intelligible emotional content.

    Portland Mercury

  • At home, I only live with a few of my own things, which are paired with Vitsoe shelving by Dieter Rams, Ettore Sottsass–designed salt and pepper grinders and Hella Jongerius B-service plates, cups and carafes.

    Stephen Burks

  • Non-Temporary vase by Hella Jongerius for Royal Tichelaar Makkum The new collection, Blue D1653—the "D" is for "design" or "Delft," the number is Royal Delft's founding year—ships to stores this summer.

    Delight in Blue and White


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