a foehn blowing coastward from the interior plateau of South Africa.
a hot dry wind in South Africa blowing from the plateau down to the coast
a town in W Turkey in Asia. Ancient Pergamum. Bergamo. Historical Examples Archology and the Bible George A. Barton Archology and the Bible George A. Barton
a fast dance similar to the tarantella. the music for this dance.
a Turkish rug characterized by a long pile, floral or geometric patterns, and red-orange hues. a city in central Lombardy, in N Italy. Historical Examples The Sonnets, Triumphs, and Other Poems of Petrarch Petrarch Rico and Wiseli Johanna Spyri The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 3 (of 6) Luigi Antonio Lanzi Albert Durer T. […]
a small citrus tree, Citrus aurantium bergamia, having fruit with a rind that yields a fragrant essential oil. Also called essence of bergamot. the oil or essence itself. any of various plants of the mint family, as Monarda fistulosa, yielding an oil resembling essence of bergamot. a variety of pear. a Turkish rug characterized by […]