a former Spanish viceroyalty in NW South America, comprising the present republics of Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia, and Panama.
early name of Colombia (before the secession of Panama).
a former Spanish presidency and later viceroyalty in South America. At its greatest extent it consisted of present-day Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, and Ecuador
the name of Colombia when it formed, with Panama, part of Great Colombia (1819–30)
[noo-greynj, nyoo-] /ˈnuˌgreɪndʒ, ˈnyu-/ noun 1. the largest of three mound-covered passage graves on the river Boyne in county Meath, Ireland, built c3000 b.c., having a corbeled roof and hammered geometric engravings and containing traces of cremation burials.
noun 1. . noun 1. the Greek language since c1500. Abbreviation: ModGk. noun 1. the Greek language since about 1453 ad (the fall of Byzantium) Compare Demotic, Katharevusa
[noo-ground, nyoo-] /ˈnuˌgraʊnd, ˈnyu-/ noun, South Midland and Southern U.S. 1. a tract of land recently cleared for cultivation.
- Newgroup wars
/n[y]oo’groop worz/ [Usenet] The salvos of dueling “newgroup” and “rmgroup” messages sometimes exchanged by persons on opposite sides of a dispute over whether a newsgroup should be created net-wide, or (even more frequently) whether an obsolete one should be removed. These usually settle out within a week or two as it becomes clear whether the […]