a city in the Russian Federation, on the Kama River, near the Ural Mountains.
a city in E Russia: chemical industries. Pop: 169 000 (2005 est)
iceberg. Alban [ahl-bahn,, ahl-bahn] /ɑlˈbɑn,, ˈɑl bɑn/ (Show IPA), 1885–1935, Austrian composer. Patricia Jane (“Patty”) 1918–2006, U.S. golfer. Paul, born 1926, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize 1980. Contemporary Examples Mike Judge’s Genius Satire ‘Silicon Valley’ Skewers Tech Titans Andrew Romano April 2, 2014 Paul Ryan Trots Out His Mom to Defend Medicare Record Patricia Murphy August […]
Ingmar [ing-mahr] /ˈɪŋ mɑr/ (Show IPA), 1918–2007, Swedish motion-picture director and writer. Ingrid, 1915–82, Swedish film actress. Contemporary Examples Sorry, Folks, Playing Dots Won’t Make You Smarter Kent Sepkowitz June 19, 2013 The Affair Witch Hunt: Leave Kristen Stewart Alone! Marlow Stern July 26, 2012 Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This […]
Henri [ahn-ree] /ɑ̃ˈri/ (Show IPA), 1859–1941, French philosopher and writer: Nobel Prize in Literature 1927. Historical Examples Bergson and His Philosophy J. Alexander Gunn Creative Evolution Henri Bergson The Mind and the Brain Alfred Binet The Complex Vision John Cowper Powys O Pioneers! Willa Cather The Complex Vision John Cowper Powys Bergson and His Philosophy […]
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a foehn blowing coastward from the interior plateau of South Africa. noun a hot dry wind in South Africa blowing from the plateau down to the coast