from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. Bible Joshua


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  • NIGERIA: REPRISAL KILLINGS IN JOS graves near the city of Jos, in the latest apparent revenge killing.


  • JOS (Nigeria): Nearly 150 Nigerians have been killed and dozens injured in three days of clashes between Muslim and Christian gangs in the central city of Jos, where police imposed a 24-hour curfew.

    The Times of India

  • Nigerian clashes leave 300 dead JOS: A tank rumbled through the troubled Nigerian city of Jos on Thursday as soldiers escorted a truckload of bodies to a mass grave after four days of inter-religious clashes left 300 dead. | Top Stories

  • JOS - THE convoy of President Umaru Yar'Adua was pelted with stones and bottles by youths around the Masalacin Juma'at area of Jos, the Plateau State capital, yesterday.

    Vanguard News

  • JOS, Nigeria (Reuters) - Authorities in the central Nigerian city of Jos extended a curfew and ordered the army to shoot on sight on Saturday to prevent new clashes between ethnic and religious gangs after fighting killed at least 20 people.

    Reuters: Top News

  • In contrast, the scientists in José's lab, perhaps because they had spent long hours quietly working on their experiments, always seemed to be willing to take time to chat when someone came by.

    Martin Chalfie - Autobiography

  • (Note: not to be confused with La Posada Del Faro in José Ignacio which, costing up to £350, is not such a bargain.)

    South America: Perfect posadas

  • I lived there for four years before relocating back to Nigeria where I lived in Jos, Plateau State.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Jos is now divided de facto into “Christian” and “Muslim” neighborhoods, although Muslims who are not Hausa-Fulani feel secure staying in Christian areas.

    Letters to the Editor

  • There is a very large Yoruba Muslim community in Jos, which settled there in colonial times to serve the tin-mining industry and to carry on trade.

    Letters to the Editor


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