a corn pancake, sometimes sweetened, used in Colombian and Venezuelan cookery.
a city in S Peru. Historical Examples My duties not requiring me to be away from Arequipa often, much of my time was spent with Felicita. Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew Robert McReynolds The people in Arequipa were loyal to the existing government. Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew Robert McReynolds Nine days later I arrived […]
the aggregate of qualities, as valor and virtue, making up good character. a sharp rugged mountain ridge, produced by glaciation. Historical Examples From what is said of arete, what can you tell of the influence of the Greek women? Modern Prose And Poetry; For Secondary Schools Various But arete pleaded hard with her husband for […]
aretas the father-in-law of Herod Antipas, and king of Arabia Petraea. His daughter returned to him on the occasion of her husband’s entering into an adulterous alliance with Herodias, the wife of Herod-Philip, his half-brother (Luke 3:19, 20; Mark 6:17; Matt. 14:3). This led to a war between Aretas and Herod Antipas. Herod’s army was […]
Also called dragon’s mouth, swamp pink. an orchid, Arethusa bulbosa, of eastern North America, having a solitary pink flower with a blotched, fringed lip: now rare. (initial capital letter) Classical Mythology. a nymph who was changed into a spring to save her when she was being pursued by the river god Alpheus. Historical Examples The […]