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  • proper n. A male given name
  • proper n. The languages of the Bamun people of western Cameroon.


From Hebrew (Wiktionary)


  • Since the nuns in what is known as the Nun Study were all eating the same food, were nonsmokers, drank little if any alcohol, lived in similar housing, held similar jobs, were receiving the same medical care, and had the same socioeconomic status, the differences were all the more striking.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • ADDED: Wherever I am, have a drink on me, here in this place we call the Nun's Oath Alehouse.

    Where am I?

  • While we call the Nun, too, an impostor, we are bound to believe that she first imposed upon herself, and that her wildest adventures into falsehood were compatible with a belief that she was really and truly inspired.

    The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3)

  • Story Fort (who would have thought that he once created a game called Nun n 'Gun?).


  • 1 It has been conjectured that as the word Nun means fish, there may be a reference to the fish which swallowed Jonas (v. 48).

    The Koran (Al-Qur'an)

  • "It's Good To Be A Nun" is a mildly amusing spin on Rodgers & Hammerstein that extolls the cloistered life.

    Michael Giltz: Theater: "Born Yesterday" Surprises; "Sister Act" Begs Your Indulgence

  • Alzheimer's researchers over a decade ago got excited about the protective ability of cognitive activity, such as brain challenges or learning a new language, after early results from the so-called Nun Study.

    How to Outsmart Alzheimer's

  • Prof. LANCASHIRE: Very famous example is the so-called Nun Study.

    Agatha Christie And Nuns Tell A Tale Of Alzheimer's

  • He works at the University of Minnesota and he's the current director of the so-called Nun Study.

    Agatha Christie And Nuns Tell A Tale Of Alzheimer's

  • In April 1999, the Ministry of Interior began plans for another National Park called Nun-Dan.

    Archive 2009-06-01


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