from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The plant Colocasia antiquorum.

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  • n. a member of the Siouan people inhabiting the valleys of the Platte and Missouri rivers in Nebraska
  • n. a dialect of the Chiwere language spoken by the Oto


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  • Greta oto is a brush-footed butterfly, and is a member of the clearwing clade; its wings are transparent.

    Insects Camouflage

  • He is said to have swam from Fiji on a to'oto'o, or walking-stick.

    Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before

  • Before the rifle and the "oto," and in spite of his fights with some person or persons unknown, Ortheris found trouble.

    Mr. Britling Sees It Through

  • Taniguchi said he has not made up his mind yet on how he will vote Thursday when his committee considers the judicial nominations of Leonard and To'oto'o and six other nominees. - Local New

  • The governor said the bar association's unqualified ratings of Leonard and To'oto'o should be ignored because the bar did not give reasons why and it kept its final vote secret. - Local New

  • The governor said she planned to meet with Judiciary Chairman Brian Taniguchi to urge his committee to confirm Leonard and Circuit Court Nominee Faauuga To'oto'o, who was also rated unqualified by the Hawaii State Bar Association. - Local New

  • Judiciary Committee hearing on To'oto'o's appointment yesterday and promises to resume when the committee holds its hearing at 9: 30 a.m. today on Lingle's appointment of Leonard to a

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  • But for To'oto'o, Bar Association President Hugh Jones notified the committee of the board's recommendation, which prompted some lawyers and others to show up for the hearing that continued for more than four hours before an overflowing crowd in a second-floor conference room at the state Capitol.

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  • "I have confidence that the Senate will carefully consider the overwhelming favorable testimony from the legal community and those who know Judge Leonard's and Judge To'oto'o's respective bodies of work, as well as their character and integrity," she said.

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  • Senate committee member Sam Slom said he was "flabbergasted" by the rating for To'oto'o, who received, aside from the bar association, unanimous support from prosecutors, defense lawyers, police and community members as a deserving nominee who would be Hawaii's first circuit judge of Samoan ancestry.

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