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  • THere will be no peace until there is justice and human rights for the Palestinians. tarbush

    Israeli Amb.: Palestinians need to come to negotiating table

  • The typical desert shrubs and grasses, the dominant creosotebush, along with tarbush, fourwing saltbush, acacias, gyp grama, and alkali sacaton, must withstand large seasonal and diurnal ranges in temperature, low available moisture, and a high evapotranspiration rate.

    Ecoregions of New Mexico (EPA)

  • The typical desert shrubs and grasses growing in these environments, such as creosotebush, tarbush, fourwing saltbush, blackbrush, gyp grama, and alkali sacaton, must withstand large diurnal ranges in temperature, low available moisture, and an extremely high evapotranspiration rate.

    Ecoregions of Texas (EPA)

  • Vegetation includes mostly desert shrubs, such as sotol, lechuguilla, yucca, ocotillo, lotebush, tarbush, and pricklypear, with a sparse intervening cover of black grama and other grasses.

    Ecoregions of Texas (EPA)

  • More generally, an association between Larrea, tarbush (Florensia cernua) and viscid acacia (Acacia neovernicosa) dominates the northernmost portion of the desert.

    Chihuahuan desert

  • The heavily grazed areas in all the ecoregion are characterized by increasing dominance of creosote bush, mesquite, tarbush, acacia, and drastic alteration of native grasses.

    Chihuahuan desert

  • Then he pushed his way in among the crowd, a veritable beauty of a man in the finest apparel, wearing tarbush 406 and turband and

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • I doff my tarbush to Joumana Haddad today for devoting a section to Sri Lankan culture.

    Wednesday, May 31, 2006

  • The males were clad in “Burnus” — brown or striped woollen cloaks with hoods; they had neither turband nor tarbush, trusting to their thick curly hair or to the prodigious hardness of their scalps as a defence against the sun; and there was not a slipper nor a shoe amongst the party.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • At one moment you meet a man in a black or white silk hat, at another a grinning Kaffir bears down upon you with the costume of a scarecrow; you next pass a couple of dignified Malays with long silken robes and the inevitable _tarbush_, volubly chattering in Dutch or even Arabic.

    With Methuen's Column on an Ambulance Train

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  • A close-fitting, flat-topped, brimless hat shaped like a truncated cone. It is made of felt or cloth with a silk tassel and is worn especially by Muslim men throughout the eastern Mediterranean region, either as a separate headgear or as the inner part of the turban. Also called sharbush or tarboosh.

    September 25, 2008