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  • n. Plural form of impala.

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Examples

  • Wandering into a Marc by Marc Jacobs boutique this autumn may feel like a visit to the musty dioramas in the American Museum of Natural History: The collection includes dresses and skirts patterned with stampeding impalas, reminiscent of the running zebra wallpaper adorning the bedroom walls of preteen playwright Margot Tenenbaum in "The Royal Tenenbaums."

    The Call of the Wild

  • Animals adorn many a wine bottle in the U.S. Aardvarks, cockatoos, impalas and penguins all have helped make wine less intimidating to Americans, marketers say.

    Look-Alike Wines Featuring Look-Alike Marsupials Duke It Out

  • Kruger is a wilderness of scrub -- "the bush" locals call it -- where zebras and giraffes casually wander along the roads, graceful buck impalas compete for herds of does, and young hippos play-fight in shallow lakes.

    Valerie Tarico: Too Much of a Good Thing, Elephants and Us

  • Last year, during happy hour after the regular Wednesday-afternoon competition for locals, a small herd of impalas came pounding up the first fairway, pursued by a pair of female lions.

    Golf in the (Wild) Kingdom

  • The commotion caused by 50 people overturning tables and chairs in a scramble for safety startled the lions, who stopped chasing the impalas.

    Golf in the (Wild) Kingdom

  • Similarly, impalas and gnus* are close cousins of each other, and slightly more distant cousins of giraffes and okapis.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • KAHN, WITNESS: When my friend dropped us off, they had like close to about 30 SUVs and impalas, double-parked on the avenue, on 41st Avenue.

    CNN Transcript Sep 15, 2009

  • One afternoon, the animals quietly took turns slurping at the small pond, as if they were in a procession — giraffes, followed by impalas, followed by baboons.

    Timbavati, South Africa

  • (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) "KHAN": When my friend dropped us off, they had like close to about 30 SUVs, impalas double parked on the avenue.

    CNN Transcript Sep 15, 2009

  • Sunday and demanded the owner kill three impalas (antelopes) for them to eat, according to the organisation.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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