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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subtribe Aeridinae — prized for its flowers, considered to be the most highly evolved of all orchids.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of epiphytic orchids, of the tribe Vandeæ and subtribe Sarcantheæ.
  • n. [lowercase] A plant of this genus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of numerous showy orchids of the genus Vanda having many large flowers in loose racemes


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  • I know someone called Vanda but it is still a very pretty flower shirl said this on February 26, 2008 at 5:17 pm | Reply

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  • Vanda, that is EXACTLY why that Angel song was CREATED!!!

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  • "Having an FDA decision being pivotal to survival for our companies, one can understand it is at least extremely disappointing this was allowed to happen," said Vanda Chief Executive Mihael H.

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  • Mr. Liang is alleged to have traded Vanda shares in advance of the FDA's rejection of its proposed schizophrenia drug Fanapt in July 2008, and leading up to FDA approval of the drug in May 2009.

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  • V.C. Andrews is a registered trademark of The Vanda


  • ANDREWS and VIRGINIA ANDREWS are registered trademarks of the Vanda General Partnership.


  • Except that Nina Arianda (who plays Vanda, Vonda, and possibly Venus) displays an incredible range, from ditzy actress to goddess to playful girl.

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  • The songs of Vanda, Scott and Young would provide the score and the film title would be Zombie Redemption where the undead are the good guys.

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  • In it, Vanda (Arianda) arrives late for an audition, soaking wet, cursing up a storm and astoundingly wrong for the role Thomas (Hugh Dancy) is trying to cast.

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  • The bigger question for the United States and the international community is "whether they can establish the security and economic superstructures necessary to improve governance in Afghanistan," writes Vanda Felbab-Brown of Brookings Institution.

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