any North American shrub or small tree of the largely western genus Ceanothus, having clusters of small white or blue flowers.
any shrub of the North American rhamnaceous genus Ceanothus: grown for their ornamental, often blue, flower clusters
French Communauté Économique de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (West African Economic Community)
Fortaleza. Historical Examples noun a state of NE Brazil: sandy coastal plain, rising to a high plateau. Capital: Fortaleza. Pop: 7 654 535 (2002). Area: 150 630 sq km (58 746 sq miles) another name for Fortaleza
to stop; discontinue: Not all medieval beliefs have ceased to exist. to come to an end: At last the war has ceased. Obsolete. to pass away; die out. to put a stop or end to; discontinue: He begged them to cease their quarreling. cessation: The noise of the drilling went on for hours without cease. […]
- Cease-and-desist order
an order by a government agency to a person or corporation to terminate a business practice found by the agency to be illegal or unfair. Contemporary Examples