a town in N Ethiopia: Italians defeated 1896.
It is called in Bornou, bitu; and in Haussa, Aduwa and tinku, both tree and fruit.
Narrative of a Mission to Central Africa Performed in the Years 1850-51, Volume 2 James Richardson
a town in N Ethiopia: Emperor Menelik II defeated the Italians here in 1896. Pop: 46 272 (2005 est) Italian name Adua (aˈdua)
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one of the two principal Vedantic schools, asserting the existence of Brahman alone, whose appearance as the world is an illusion resulting from ignorance. Compare (def 2). Historical Examples In fact the Advaita philosophy countenances emotional theism only as an imperfect creed and not as the highest truth. Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) […]
to move or bring forward: The general advanced his troops to the new position. to bring into consideration or notice; suggest; propose: to advance reasons for a tax cut. to improve; further: to advance one’s interests. to raise in rank; promote: The board of directors advanced him to president. to raise in rate or amount; […]
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a living will or durable power of attorney in which a person states his or her wishes regarding medical treatment in the event of mental incompetency or an inability to communicate. Contemporary Examples To be air tight, you need something called an “advance directive.” How To Avoid Brain Death Purgatory Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Robert […]