Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Elapidae — the typical cobras.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A genus of cobras.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Like the sword Naja had taken it from Tamose's royal corpse.

    Warlock

  • At approximately 6pm on Thursday, Israeli aircrafts raided the apartment of former ambassador Jaber Abu al-Naja, which is located on the seventh floor of an apartment compound in Tel al-Hawa neighborhood in Gaza City.

    Electronic Intifada : Palestine

  • 'Naja's horses have drunk little in three days, and they must have been driven hard to reach us so soon.

    Warlock

  • There is a lot in this book, where any reader can get entirely lost, whether it be in the love between prince Nefer and his Mintaka, or the anxious deception concocted by Naja, or the great battles fronted by Nefer and controlled by Taita.

    2010 April 03 « The BookBanter Blog

  • Jan Quist Johansen, his wife Birgit Marie Johansen, their sons Rune and Hjalte and daughter Naja, were captured along with the two adult Danish crew members when their 43-foot yacht was seized by pirates.

    Danish family held by Somali pirates is released

  • Robert Del Naja: This album started off, as usual, being somewhat of a sonic exercise, and then I realized halfway through that there were quite a lot of fights to be had between myself and Grant (Marshall) and myself and Neil Davidge in terms of what I wanted to do sonically and what they probably didn't want to do sonically.

    Mike Ragogna: From New York to Heligoland: Conversations With Massive Attack's Robert Del Naja and The Hundred In The Hands, Plus KT Tunstall's Video Exclusives Pts. 4 & 5

  • The blog identified the family as Jan Quist Johansen, his wife Birgit Marie Johansen, their sons Rune and Hjalte and their daughter Naja.

    Pirate says they'll kill Danish captives if rescue attempted

  • I get lost among the cornucopias of chotkies and tat, and am somehow spilled back out to the main Jemaa El F'na Square, where one charmeurs de serpent pulls me under his black umbrella and wags his head at his Egyptian Cobra actually, Naja haje legionis, a sub-species found in southern Morocco as his associate blows his bagpipe-like melody in his ghaita.

    Richard Bangs: Why Would Anyone Bomb Jemaa El F'na Square in Marrakesh?

  • We all drifted from what we were doing to give Naja the attention she asked for.

    ’Til Death

  • She said Naja reminded her a lot of herself when she was younger, desperate for a way out and hungry for the knowledge that would give it to her.

    ’Til Death

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