a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe: a NE suburb of Moscow.
a nonelastic, rubberlike, water-resistant gum that softens in hot water and is obtained from the latex of a tropical American tree, Manilkara bidentata: used chiefly in the manufacture of machinery belts, golf ball covers, and as a substitute for gutta percha. Compare bully tree. a tree, Mimusops balata, of Madagascar. Historical Examples balata bands may […]
a lake in W Hungary: the largest lake in central Europe. About 50 miles (80 km) long; 230 sq. mi. (596 sq. km). Historical Examples Between the edges of the fissure the waves of the Balaton plashed softly. Timar’s Two Worlds Mr Jkai At such a season Michael arrived at his villa on the Balaton. […]
of or relating to the pomegranate. the dried flowers of the pomegranate used in medicines.
Italo [ee-tah-law] /ˈi tɑ lɔ/ (Show IPA), 1896–1940, Italian aviator, general, and statesman. Historical Examples Balbo arranges these materials with sense and good feeling; though, as a writer, he is below his subject. Dante. An essay. R. W. Church At the close of 1848 Count Balbo resigned, and a new ministry was formed, in which […]