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  • The bird is called lapa verde in Spanish and has the Latin name of Ara ambigua.

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  • The centre will also have a "lapa" for the staging of traditional dances, a small lodge to house tourists overnight and tourist-orientated businesses such as curio shops and safari companies to serve surrounding private game reserves.

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  • Workers were taught key phrases, such as beka lapa, which means "put there," and thata lapa, or "take that."

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  • Now all the cats were getting spoogy and running and jumping in a like cat-panic, and some were blaming each other, hitting out cat-tolchocks with the old lapa and ptaaaaa and grrrrr and kraaaaark.

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  • First there was a woman in full Bassa attire: lapa skirt and with a bright red shirt and a head-tie scarf.

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  • She was wearing a lapa skirt and white T-shirt, with a matching lapa cloth wrapping her baby around her back.

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  • He reached into the taxi and pulled out a gangly looking girl also wearing a lapa.

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  • Someone had tacked a piece of lapa cloth where the sliding glass doors used to be to protect from the wind and rain.

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  • I would wake up early and head out to the lapa thatched roof over an outdoor sitting area to drink tea with anyone else up.

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  • This is the size of a lapa (ph), or a wrap skirt, is what it would be used for.

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