[see-ril] /siˈrɪl/ (Show IPA), 1922–78, African statesman: premier of the Democratic Republic of the Congo 1961–64.
a river in SW France, flowing N from the Pyrenees and then W to the Bay of Biscay. 210 miles (338 km) long. Historical Examples To a job-master’s in the city by the Adour I was recommended as the most likely place to procure a steed. Romantic Spain John Augustus O’Shea It comprises the secondary […]
a river in SW France, flowing N from the Pyrenees and then W to the Bay of Biscay. 210 miles (338 km) long.
. a town in N Ethiopia: Italians defeated 1896. Historical Examples We were frequently delayed by demands from local chiefs for toll dues, and did not arrive at Adowa till December 6. The World’s Greatest Books, Volume 19 Various Mansfield Parkyns, in his very entertaining book on Abyssinia, gives an account of the silversmiths at […]
1 . Historical Examples A moment more and the measured stroke of a paddle betrayed the passage of the stout Red Man adown the stream. Graham’s Magazine Vol XXXIII No. 1 July 1848 Various As Nathos and Deirdre played, of a sudden was a cry heard from adown the shore. Celtic Tales Louey Chisholm How […]