from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Serra, Junípero Originally Miguel José Serra. Known as "the Apostle of California.” 1713-1784. Spanish missionary who founded nine Franciscan missions in California (1769-1782).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In zoöl., anatomy, and botany, a saw or saw-like part or organ; a serrated structure or formation; a set or series of serrations; a serration, pectination, or dentation: as, the saw of a saw-fish (see cut under Pristis), the saw of a saw-fly (see cuts under rose-slug and Securifera), a serrate suture of the skull (see cuts under cranium and parietal).
- n. A fish, Alepisaurus serra, of the family Alepisauridæ, known from the coast of California. The type specimen, which was four feet long and weighed seven pounds, was discovered at Monterey in 1859.
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- n. Spanish missionary who founded Franciscan missions in California (1713-1784)
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Myrl Serra is the top prosecutor in for the 7th Judicial District, which is based in Montrose and covers six western counties.
Over 19 million citizens supported Marina in the first round, and polling now indicates that Dilma, not Serra, is starting to pick up a majority of those Marina votes.
Serra is a 68-year-old former governor of Sao Paulo state and one-time health minister who was badly beaten by Silva in the 2002 presidential election.
Serra is a 68-year-old from the Brazilian Social Democracy Party and former mayor and governor of Sao Paulo who was badly defeated by Silva in the 2002 election.
All judges in Serra's district have recused themselves and the case has been assigned to District Judge David Bottger in Grand Junction, 50 miles north of Montrose.
Reading those cases, and the others cited by Judge Clifton in Serra, seems to refute your argument that this “right-wing” panel “made up [its Charming Betsey analysis] out of the whole cloth.”
Seventh Judicial District DA Myrl Serra is sitting in the Montrose County jail this morning, suspected of a variety of sex crimes.
I may have walked right by these industrial-looking sheets of metal if I had not overheard the word Serra from somewhere down the street.
The new species was found only within Serra das Confusões National Park, in the Cerrado and Caatinga contact zone, where CI works in the Uruçuí-Mirador biodiversity corridor.
The missions of California do share two important foot notes in Serra's life.