[shin-uh-ree] /ˈʃɪn ə ri/
a hummock in a marshy region, with stands of evergreen oaks.
André (Marie de) (ɑ̃dre). 1762–94, French poet; his work was influenced by the ancient Greek elegiac poets. He was guillotined during the French Revolution
his brother, Marie-Joseph (Blaise de). 1764–1811, French dramatist and politician. He wrote patriotic songs and historical plays, such as Charles IX (1789)
[shuh-neel] /ʃəˈnil/ noun 1. a velvety cord or yarn of silk or worsted, for embroidery, fringes, etc. 2. fabric made with a fringed silken thread used as the weft in combination with wool or cotton. 3. any fabric with a protruding pile, as in certain rayon bedspreads. 4. a deep-pile, durable, woolen carpeting with chenille […]
noun 1. an East Indian plant, Acalypha hispida, of the spurge family, having long, drooping, reddish-purple spikes of flowers.
[shen-in blahngk; French shuh-nan blahn] /ˈʃɛn ɪn ˈblɑŋk; French ʃə nɛ̃ ˈblɑ̃/ noun 1. a grape used in the making of white wine, especially in the lower Loire valley of France and in California. /ʃəˈnɛ̃ blɒŋk/ noun 1. a white grape grown in the Loire region of France and in South Africa, California, New Zealand, […]
/tʃɪˈnaɪ/ noun 1. a port in SE India, capital of Tamil Nadu, on the Bay of Bengal: founded in 1639 by the English East India Company as Fort St George; traditional burial place of St Thomas; university (1857). Pop: 4 216 268 (2001) Former name Madras