Sir Abubakar Tafawa
[ah-boo-bah-kahr tah-fah-wah,, ah-boo-bah-kahr] /ˌɑ buˈbɑ kɑr tɑˈfɑ wɑ,, ɑˈbu bɑˌkɑr/ (Show IPA), 1912–66, Nigerian statesman: prime minister 1957–66.
Arthur James (1st Earl of Balfour) 1848–1930, British statesman and writer: prime minister 1902–05. Contemporary Examples He’s widely believed to have been the ghostwriter of the Balfour Declaration. Milner’s Timeless Political Question: “Why Won’t They Listen to Me?” David Frum September 12, 2012 (Choosing to not use the word “the” is something of a tradition […]
- Balfour declaration
a statement, issued by the British government on November 2, 1917, favoring the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jews but without prejudice to the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine. Contemporary Examples Some of the British officials who supported the Balfour Declaration were influenced by their fantasies […]
an island in Indonesia, E of Java. 2147 sq. mi. (5561 sq. km). Capital: Singaraja. one of a breed of domesticated banteng cattle, Bos banteng domesticus, raised for milk and meat and as a work animal. Contemporary Examples Bali is one of few places in the world where you can have Indian, Thai, Chinese, and […]
balgol language ALGOL on Burroughs 220. [Sammet 1969, p. 174]. (1996-04-15)