the absence of a syllable at the beginning or end of a line of metrical verse resulting in an incomplete foot, most often occurring in the last foot at the end of a verse; a catalectic line.
a 32-acre Neolithic site in south-central Turkey, dated c6500–5500 b.c., one of the first true cities, characterized by a fully developed agriculture and extensive trading, particularly in obsidian, and having frescoed temples, mud-brick fortifications and houses, and mother-goddess figures.
a synthetic resin used especially for costume jewelry.
an island off the SW coast of California, opposite Long Beach: resort. 132 sq. mi. (342 sq. km). noun an island in the Pacific, off the coast of SW California: part of Los Angeles county: resort. Area: 181 sq km (70 sq miles) Also called Catalina Island
Santa Catalina. noun another name for Santa Catalina