a loose garment covering the entire body and having a veiled opening for the eyes, worn by Muslim women.
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a variant spelling of burqa
a republic in W Africa: formerly part of French West Africa. 106,111 sq. mi. (274,827 sq. km). Capital: Ouagadougou. noun an inland republic in W Africa: dominated by Mossi kingdoms (10th–19th centuries); French protectorate established in 1896; became an independent republic in 1960; consists mainly of a flat savanna plateau. Official language: French; Mossi and […]
to murder, as by suffocation, so as to leave no or few marks of violence. to suppress or get rid of by some indirect maneuver. Historical Examples The History of Burke and Hare George Mac Gregor The Diary of a Resurrectionist, 1811-1812 James Blake Bailey The Insurrection in Dublin James Stephens Three Plays by Granville-Barker […]
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a type of poorly differentiated malignant lymphoma, mainly afflicting children in central Africa, characterized by a large, bone-destroying lesion of the jaw, an abdominal mass, or more diffuse disease: believed to be associated with Epstein-Barr virus.