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  • abbr. Semitic


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  • Rather, I'm using the term in the sense of the Tibetan word Sem, which has a much broader meaning, closer to ‘psyche 'or ‘spirit'; it includes intellect and feeling, heart and mind.

    Excerpt: The Art of Happiness by His Holiness The Dalai Lama

  • And then she called Sem a whore's son and said about ... said about mummy deserving what she'd get, that she was going to hang tomorrow and was in jail tonight and we'd be orphans and that if the missus had half a thought in her brainless head, she'd turn us out into the streets. "

    Renegade's Magic

  • The whirling dance, called the Semà, goes through several stages, and is meant to invoke divine love and symbolize a mystic cycle leading to perfection.

    Log of the Eclipse (9)

  • The eldest son of Noe was called Sem, the next Cham, 1240 the third Jafeth.

    Genesis A Translated from the Old English

  • The stout-minded heroes, 1550 the sons of Noe, were called Sem and Cham, and the third

    Genesis A Translated from the Old English

  • In spring, the leaves of '' Sem '' open yellow and pink with shades of green; leaves remain attractive all season.


  • After his post-graduate year at "Sem", he ended up going to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, an elite academic school whose claim to fame in NCAA athletics is its top drawer Division I men's lacrosse team (he passed on Division I-AA Lehigh).


  • You'll know all I do 'fore long, and then you'll need your back, so's you can get ready to go to a Young Ladies 'Sem'nary. "

    Michael O'Halloran

  • Guillaume d'Angerville's grandfather Sem, infuriated by this practice of mixing in other wines with his own, sued some of the large Beaune negotiants, who thereafter boycotted his grapes.

    The Childhood Chums Keeping Volnay a Delight

  • "I'm probably looking at a gradual recovery," Ng Sem Guan, analyst at OSK Research said about SIA.

    Singapore Airlines, Korean Air inch toward recovery


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