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  • proper n. Alternative form of Gomel.

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  • n. industrial city of Belarus to the southeast of Minsk


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  • There, in 1909, she married Samuel (Shmaye) Dropkin, a Bund activist, originally from Homel (Gomel), Belarus.

    Celia Dropkin.

  • Rosa Ginossar was born on July 14, 1890 in Gomel (Homel) in White Russia.

    Rosa Ginossar.

  • If the storm moves a bit left and the brunt of the storm surge move across the southern parts of Louisiana, for instance, near Homel (ph), Louisiana -- still lots of population here, but much less population west than from New Orleans east.

    CNN Transcript Aug 28, 2005

  • What, of course, what we hope for is the storm continues to go a little bit farther west, move ashore somewhere near Homel (ph), Louisiana, not that we wish ill upon anybody west of New Orleans, but if the storm hits around this part of the shoreline, then New Orleans gets a glancing blow and not this direct hit that is still forecast.

    CNN Transcript Aug 28, 2005

  • HE has gone away to Homel for twenty-four hours on business matters, and I want to pass all the evening and ALL the night in your place.

    Yama: the pit

  • But let us take the single instance of Homel, formerly pastor of the church at Soyon.

    The Huguenots in France

  • Homel was taken prisoner, and found guilty of preaching to his flock after his temple had been destroyed.

    The Huguenots in France

  • Homel, who has published five earlier novels and many award-winning translations, as well as two children's books co-written with his wife, Marie-Louise Gay, is working out a set of far more interesting themes than faculty-lounge lechery.

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  • As Ben Allan jokes and jousts with his irrepressible father at the old folks home, and his lethargic son in front of the television set, or conducts his deeply felt if technically chaste affair with Carla, Homel is reflecting in narrative about death and loss, desire, art and madness.

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  • Quebec and Jews in a nominally Christian culture, these writers have nonetheless woven their resonant, abiding voices deep into the chorus of Canadian literature, as Homel is in the process of doing with his own remarkable work.

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