having an intercolumniation alternately of two and four diameters.
Yasir [yah-ser,, -sir,, yas-er] /ˈyɑ sər,, -sɪr,, ˈyæs ər/ (Show IPA), 1929–2004, Palestinian leader: head of the Palestine Liberation Organization. a hill 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Mecca, in Saudi Arabia: site of Muslim pilgrimages. Contemporary Examples Only a select few had access to Arafat, who at the time was under siege and trapped […]
- Arafat, yasir
arafat, yasir Arafat, Yasir [(ar-uh-fat)] The head of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) since 1968 and of the Palestinian Authority since 1994. He supported Saddam Hussein during the Persian Gulf War but is generally recognized as a moderate within the Palestinian leadership. He shared the Nobel Prize for peace in 1994. (See Oslo Accord.)
- Arafura sea
a part of the Pacific between N Australia and SW New Guinea. Historical Examples Sailing on, the sloop was at once in the Arafura Sea, where for days she sailed in water milky white and green and purple. Sailing Alone Around The World Joshua Slocum “The same purpose which takes us to the Arafura Sea,” […]
Mount, an extinct volcano in NW Armenia. 13,435 feet (4095 meters). noun Mount Aragats, a volcanic mountain in NW Armenia. Height: 4090 m (13 419 ft) Turkish name Alagez